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KUAR newscast for Friday, May 19, 2023

Here's the latest local and regional news from the KUAR Newsroom for Friday, May 19, 2023.

On today's agenda:

-Arkansas’ attorney general challenges a proposed Biden Administration rule allowing trans students to play school sports

-Census data show Conway was Arkansas’ fastest-growing city in 2022

-The Arkansas Supreme Court re-instates the law license of the son of former Gov. Asa Hutchinson after he was arrested on drug and DUI charges

-Little Rock School District officials lengthen the school day for the upcoming academic year

-New classes offer “mental health first aid” in cities across Arkansas

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.