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January 28, 1993 | MIKE CLARY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Plumes of black smoke rise into the pale winter sky, and huge open-bed trucks crowd the two-lane roads, spewing chaff and clouds of dust as they rumble from field to mill. "Her soil is her future" reads a sign at the edge of town that welcomes visitors, and now that it's sugar cane cutting time again, the future is now. But for the United States, there is another future to be seen in the slums and run-down migrant camps of this isolated city located southeast of Lake Okeechobee.
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January 28, 1993 | MIKE CLARY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Plumes of black smoke rise into the pale winter sky, and huge open-bed trucks crowd the two-lane roads, spewing chaff and clouds of dust as they rumble from field to mill. "Her soil is her future" reads a sign at the edge of town that welcomes visitors, and now that it's sugar cane cutting time again, the future is now. But for the United States, there is another future to be seen in the slums and run-down migrant camps of this isolated city located southeast of Lake Okeechobee.
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January 14, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Americans in the Deep South have a greater chance of dying from heart disease than Americans west of the Mississippi, the American Heart Assn. reported in its annual update on heart disease statistics. South Carolina had the highest death rates for heart disease. Its rate was 258 deaths per 100,000 people in 1987. Next highest were Mississippi, West Virginia, Louisiana and Georgia.
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January 14, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Americans in the Deep South have a greater chance of dying from heart disease than Americans west of the Mississippi, the American Heart Assn. reported in its annual update on heart disease statistics. South Carolina had the highest death rates for heart disease. Its rate was 258 deaths per 100,000 people in 1987. Next highest were Mississippi, West Virginia, Louisiana and Georgia.
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