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Newscast for Friday, Sept. 29, 2023

Here's the latest local and regional news from the Little Rock Public Radio Newsroom for Friday, Sept. 29, 2023.

On today's agenda:

-Lawmakers call for an investigation into Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders' purchase of a $19,000 lectern

-An advocacy group re-submits a proposed ballot measure to do away with Arkansas' sales tax on menstrual products

-Arkansas State University offers free tuition for students whose families make less than $70,000 a year

-A legal challenge continues to Arkansas' law ensuring drug discounts for clinics and pharmacies serving rural and low-income communities

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.