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Jackson Zoo mourns loss

RIP: Jackson Zoo announces the death of baby orangutan

It's Friday afternoon and much cooler in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

The Jackson Zoo, today, announced the loss of its' 6-month-old orangutan on Thursday, Oct. 23.

Plus, a suspect wanted in the home invasion of an elderly Vicksburg man appeared in court today.

And, the Dairy Queen® system has announced the opening of its new restaurant in Pearl. 

Also, a Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat in their bid to restrict her movements as a precaution against Ebola.

In sports, it's time to turn on the Friday Nite Lites for all the high school football scores and highlights.

Just a few clouds and 66 degrees. Watch your full First Alert Forecast.

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