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KUAR newscast for Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Here's the latest local and regional news from the KUAR Newsroom for Tuesday, May 9, 2023.

On today's agenda:

-A lawsuit is filed challenging the takeover of an east Arkansas school district by a charter school company

-Nearly 73,000 Arkansans lost Medicaid benefits in April after a pandemic-era rule protecting coverage is reversed

-Springdale-based Tyson Foods posts a nearly $100 million loss

-Fallen law enforcement officers are remembered at Arkansas State Police headquarters

-UAMS opens a new Spine and Orthopaedic Hospital

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 News Director for UA Little Rock Public Radio.