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Newscast for Friday, Oct. 13, 2023

Here's the latest local and regional news from the Little Rock Public Radio Newsroom for Friday, Oct. 13, 2023.

On today's agenda:

-Arkansas lawmakers grant initial approval to an investigation into the governor's purchase of a $19,000 lectern

-The Arkansas Supreme Court dismisses a lawsuit claiming the legislative vote approving the LEARNS Act was invalid

-Education officials will meet to consider rules surrounding a new school voucher program

-A new grant will go toward streamlining mental and behavioral healthcare in Arkansas

-Dignitaries, including former President Bill Clinton, pay their respects to late former North Little Rock Mayor Pat Hays

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.