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KUAR newscast for Thursday, March 2, 2023


Here's the latest local and regional news from the KUAR Newsroom for Thursday, March 2, 2023.

On today's agenda:

-Heavy rain, large hail and tornadoes could be likely for much of central and southern Arkansas this evening

-The omnibus education reform package dubbed the LEARNS Act clears another legislative hurdle

-State lawmakers vote to restrict when local governments can hold special elections

-Prosecutors seek jail time for an Arkansan who took part in the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol

-A rare, Jurassic-era insect is discovered at a Fayetteville Walmart

Listen to live newscasts from KUAR News each weekday during NPR's Morning Edition from 6 to 9 a.m. on KUAR 89.1 and online at

Daniel Breen is a Little Rock-based reporter, anchor and producer for KUAR.