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Newscast for Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023

Here's the latest local and regional news from the Little Rock Public Radio Newsroom for Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023.

On today's agenda:

-The mayor of Bryant is stepping down after city council members voted unanimously to request his resignation

-Arkansas DHS and a new working group release recommendations on how to improve the state's foster care system

-Colleges across central Arkansas host events for National Voter Registration Day

-Arkansas' unemployment rate rises slightly in August

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 of Little Rock Public Radio.