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  1. Almost half of heart attacks are silent; they're still riskyRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Almost half of all heart attacks cause no obvious symptoms, yet they can still be life-threatening, according to research on more than 9,000 middle-aged men and women. It's one of the biggest studies to examine so-called silent heart attacks, and to also explore them across racial and gender groups.

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  2. LGBT rights protesters vow to keep fighting Mississippi lawRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    More than 300 people attended a March and rally Sunday,... . Protestors march seeking repeal of a Mississippi law allowing religious groups and some private businesses to deny services to same-sex couples, transgender people and others.

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  3. For Mississippi law, it's conscience vs. nondiscriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A young girl holds a Human Rights Campaign equality banner at a rally outside the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Miss., as several hundred people call on Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant to veto House Bill 1523, which they say ... . Protesters call for Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant to veto House Bill 1523, which they says will allow discrimination against LGBT people, during a rally outside the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Miss., Monday, April 4, 2016.

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  4. Legal pressure may be ahead for law denying service to gaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A young girl holds a Human Rights Campaign equality banner at a rally outside the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Miss., as several hundred people call on Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant to veto House Bill 1523, which they say ... . Protesters call for Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant to veto House Bill 1523, which they says will allow discrimination against LGBT people, during a rally outside the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Miss., Monday, April 4, 2016. 11 comments

  5. Corrosion mystery solved, but Flint's struggles continueRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Shortly before this poverty-stricken city began drawing its drinking water from a local river in a cost-cutting move nearly two years ago, officials huddled at the municipal water treatment plant, running through a checklist of final preparations. Mike Glasgow, a plant supervisor at the time, says he asked a state water quality official at the meeting how often his staffers would need to check the water for proper levels of phosphate, a chemical added to prevent lead corrosion from pipes.

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  6. Grammy Museum opens in Mississippi DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The second and only official Grammy Museum outside of Los Angeles open... . In this Wednesday, March 2, 2016 photo, Grammy Museum Mississippi curator Nwaka Onwusa shows off one of four interactive recording studio pods in the Cleveland, Miss., facility.

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  7. Mom: Police didn't let me talk to my son during standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Multiple law enforcement officers were injured after an hourslong standoff in rural north Mississippi ended in... JACKSON, Miss. - The mother of a man who shot four Mississippi state troopers and was killed by police says police refused to let her talk to her son during nearly six hours of negotiations.

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  8. Harper Lee leaves behind questions about her life and workRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    This book cover released by Harper shows Harper Lee's "To Kill A Mockingbird." A follow-up to the classic book, "Go Set A Watchman," will be released on July 14. Lee, the elusive author of best-seller "To Kill a Mockingbird," died Fr... Lee's death Friday at age 89 comes almost exactly a year after her publisher, HarperCollins, stunned the world by announcing that a second novel by the author of "To Kill a Mockingbird" would be released, ending what many believed was a permanent and much-desired literary silence.

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  9. Rally calls for keeping Confederate emblem on state flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The public display o... . Sons of Confederate Veterans and other groups parade on the grounds of the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in support of keeping the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag.

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  10. Mississippi lawmakers honor legacy of civil rights leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Brian Swanson, the great grandson of Vernon Dahmer Sr., a civil-rights leader killed 50 years ago when Ku Klux Klansmen firebombed his family's home and businesses near Hattiesburg, holds the concurrent resolution presented... . Vernon Dahmer Jr., listens as the Mississippi Legislature honors the legacy of his father, Vernon Dahmer Sr., a civil-rights leader killed 50 years ago when Ku Klux Klansmen firebombed his family's home and businesses near ... .

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  11. Athletes, bands take student protests to another levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Few paid attention when a black student started a hunger strike at the University of Missouri to protest racial strife on campus. As soon as the football team supported that hunger strike by refusing to practice for or play in the school's lucrative NCAA games, the university's president and chancellor were forced out and changes were discussed.

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  12. Rare statewide Democrat tries to hold on in Deep SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood speaks about his agency's attack on cybercrime as he speaks about his reelection bid to hundreds of people Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, at Hobnob, a casual gathering sponsored by the state c... . Republican candidate for Attorney General Mike Hurst campaigns before hundreds of people Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, at Hobnob, a casual gathering sponsored by the state chamber of commerce, the Mississippi Economic Council, i... . 13 comments

  13. 4-year-old boy, his dog rescued from well in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    7, 2015. Clifford Galey, civil defense dire... . In this image taken from WJTV video, rescuers using a rope try to rescue a boy and his dog trapped in a well, about 70 miles south of Jackson in Lincoln County, MS., Monday, Sept.

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