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Newscast for Friday, Sept. 15, 2023

Here's the latest local and regional news from the Little Rock Public Radio Newsroom for Friday, Sept. 15, 2023.

On today's agenda:

-Gov. Sarah Sanders signs new tax cuts and legislation restricting the Freedom of Information Act into law

-A toddler dies after contracting a brain-eating amoeba from a splash pad at the Country Club of Little Rock

-Three members of the Little Rock Housing Authority board say they will not resign despite being asked to do so by Mayor Frank Scott Jr.

-Central Arkansas elementary students take part in a program to boost knowledge of healthy food

Listen to live newscasts from Little Rock Public Radio each weekday during NPR's Morning Edition from 6 to 9 a.m., during All Things Considered from 4 to 6 p.m., and online at littlerockpublicradio.org.

Daniel Breen is News Director for Little Rock Public Radio.