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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Here are five headlines to know for the morning of Friday August 8. For more headlines go to www.thv11.com.

Local

Teen warns of dangers after deadly crash

A funeral was held on Thursday for a Benton teen that was killed in a reported "hill jumping" accident. Family and friends laid 18-year-old Tylor Wright to rest today, and another teenager remains in serious condition.

Car crashes into sheriff's choppers

On Thursday at about 3:20 p.m., an elderly man drove a Lincoln Continental off a retaining wall next to the jail yard at the Baxter County Sheriff's Office, where three helicopters were stored.

National

Obama authorizes airstrikes in Iraq to stop genocide

President Obama said Thursday that he authorized "targeted airstrikes" if needed to protect U.S. personnel in Iraq, as well as airdrops of food and water to religious minorities in Iraq who are under siege from Islamic militants and trapped on a mountaintop.

Hurricane Iselle downgraded to tropical storm

Rain, strong winds and high surf were lashing at the eastern edge of Hawaii as the state braced early Friday for Iselle, which the National Weather Service has now downgraded to a tropical storm.

Trending

Fanimal Friend Friday: Dogs rolling down hills

It's that time of the week when we share some of the cutest pet videos from around the web. It's a segment we call Joey the Garden Cat's Fanimal Friend Friday.

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