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Newscast for Friday, Oct. 20, 2023

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

On today's agenda:

-Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders bans the use of non-gender specific language in state government documents

-The Little Rock Housing Authority Board gets two new members

-DeWitt residents rally against a proposed cryptocurrency mine to be built in the area

-State police seize 32,000 packs of illegal, untaxed cigarettes

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.