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KASU News: Arkansas Voter Registration Lawsuit & ASU System President Announcement

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Today's headlines from KASU News for Thursday, June 6, 2024, include an advocacy group's lawsuit against Arkansas' new rule banning electronic voter registrations, a zero abortion report following Arkansas' near-total abortion ban, and the ASU System selecting Dr. Brendan Kelly as the new president.

Also, updates on a lawsuit regarding Brock Tyner's death while in custody, a settlement in lawsuits against former Little Rock Police Chief Keith Humphrey, and a ceasefire resolution debate in Little Rock. Additional news includes the Missouri Supreme Court setting an execution date for Marcellus Williams amidst his innocence claim, an upcoming Hispanic cultural summer camp in Jonesboro, and Walmart's new perks for hourly workers.

00:30 Legal Challenge Against Arkansas Voter Registration Rule

01:24 Arkansas Abortion Report and Ban Impact

02:12 New President Selected for ASU System

03:10 Lawsuit Over Inmate's Death

03:54 Settlement in Police Chief Lawsuits

05:21 Little Rock Board Meeting on Ceasefire Resolution

06:52 Missouri Supreme Court and Marcellus Williams Case

07:39 Spanish Immersion Summer Kids Camps by Jonesboro Hispanic Center

09:00 Walmart Introduces New Perks for Hourly Workers

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A Northeast Arkansas native from Wynne, I’ve been involved with radio for about 15 years. I got my Bachelor of Arts degree from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, where I also served as an award-winning News Director for 2 years at KSWH-LP.