Newscast for Friday, Nov. 17, 2023
Here's the latest local and regional news from the Little Rock Public Radio Newsroom for Friday, Nov. 17, 2023.
On today's agenda:
-Environmental justice is the focus of an annual policy summit
-State health officials say flu cases are on the rise in Arkansas
-Advocates for Arkansas' Native American communities meet for an open house
-Lawmakers dedicate more federal funding for rural hospitals
-The tallest peak in Arkansas' Ozark Mountains has a new name
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.