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Jerry Lawler Out of Hospital

MONTREAL (AP) – Professional wrestling icon Jerry “The King” Lawler was released from a Montreal hospital Monday, a week after having a mild heart attack while announcing a World Wrestling Entertainment event.

WWE said the 62-year-old Lawler will return home in the next few days.

Lawler, from Memphis, Tenn., collapsed at the announcer’s table at Bell Centre. He still wrestles and took part in a tag-team match before joining broadcast partner Michael Cole ringside for the rest of the program.

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9/17/2012 4:33:11 PM (GMT -5:00)