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Daily Newscast for Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Here's the latest local and regional news from the Little Rock Public Radio Newsroom for Wednesday, May 8, 2024.

- U.S. District Judge Lee Rudofsky partially granted a preliminary injunction on a law dictating how race can be taught in Arkansas schools

- Arkansas and Missouri attorneys general have announced a lawsuit challenging the Biden administration's Title IX expansion

- A statue of civil rights icon Daisy Bates will be unveiled at the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall this afternoon

- The chief of staff of First Gentleman Bryan Sanders has resigned

- Union Pacific Railroad is preparing to test a hybrid prototype locomotive this month

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.

Nathan Treece is a reporter and local host of NPR's Morning Edition for Little Rock Public Radio.