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KUAR newscast for Thursday, March 16, 2023


Here's the latest local and regional news from the KUAR Newsroom for Thursday, March 16, 2023.

On today's agenda:

-A “bathroom bill” goes to the governor for a signature

-New restrictions on library books pass a final legislative hurdle

-Lawmakers hear hours of debate on a bill that would ban new regulations on short-term rental properties

-Fort Smith is selected to serve as a training center for foreign fighter pilots
-Education officials call for volunteers to help draft rules surrounding the LEARNS Act

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.