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KUAR newscast for Monday, May 15, 2023

Here's the latest local and regional news from the KUAR Newsroom for Monday, May 15, 2023.

On today's agenda:

-A lawsuit challenging the Arkansas LEARNS Act makes its way through the courts

-State education officials name the first members to working groups ironing out details of the LEARNS Act

-Members of Arkansas’ congressional delegation discuss the debt ceiling debate

-Advocates raise concerns over Arkansas’ Medicaid disenrollment numbers

-More Arkansas Methodist churches leave the denomination over disagreements on LGBTQ issues

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.