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Parents panic in Hazlehurst

Hazlehurst principal will take a vacation due to public concerns

A gorgeous "hump day" Wednesday afternoon in the Jackson metro area with clear skies and cool breezes. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

The superintendent of Hazlehurst Schools has now announced that Middle School principal, Lee Wannik, is taking a week long paid vacation after a public outcry about his recent travels to Africa.

Plus, two Brookhaven teens were killed, last night, in a car crash and an 18-year-old, who crashed head on into them, has been taken into custody.

Also, an Alcorn State student is hospitalized and his passenger dead, after he tried to run from Campus Police.

And, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the second nurse who tested positive for Ebola in Dallas, TX flew through Hopkins International on a Frontier Airlines flight on Monday,October 13, 2014.

In sports, Bulldog quarterback, Dak Prescott, makes the cover of Sports Illustrated.

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