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KUAR newscast for Wednesday, March 8, 2023


Here's the latest local and regional news from the KUAR Newsroom for Wednesday, March 8, 2023.

On today's agenda:

-The state legislature sends the Arkansas LEARNS education package to the governor for a signature

-Lawmakers advance a bill allowing children who receive gender-affirming care to sue their doctors when they become adults

-A bill seeking to roll back Arkansas’ near-total abortion ban fails in committee

-Lawmakers reject a bill that would put restrictions on libraries after an extended debate

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