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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Here are five headlines to know for the morning of Wednesday August 20. For more headlines go to www.thv11.com.

Local

Fayetteville City Council approves controversial civil rights ordinance

After nine hours of debate, Fayetteville City Council approved a civil rights ordinance after nine hours of debate that some are saying is controversial.

Jefferson County jobs announcement planned

Gov. Mike Beebe is scheduled to join in a job creation announcement in Jefferson County.

National

British national may have beheaded U.S. journalist

The apparent beheading of American journalist James Foley by an Islamic State militant may have been undertaken by a British national, the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond conceded Wednesday.

Texas Gov. Perry turns himself in on felony charges

Gov. Rick Perry, the longest-serving governor in Texas history, turned himself in amid the cheers of supporters at the Travis County Courthouse on Tuesday to face two felony counts of abuse of power.

Trending

Great Story: Mailman saves life of toddler

Mail delivery turned into a life saver for a South Carolina mom trying to save her baby from choking,

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