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Newscast for Monday, Oct. 2, 2023

Here's the latest local and regional news from the Little Rock Public Radio Newsroom for Monday, Oct. 2, 2023.

On today's agenda:

-Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Little Rock for a panel discussion on the decline in civic engagement

-Arkansas COVID-19 cases appear to be trending downward after a summertime spike

-Democratic House Minority Leader Rep. Tippi McCullough discusses the state's Medicaid unwinding process

-Dr. Joseph Bates, a pioneer of public health in Arkansas, dies at the age of 90

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.