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Friday Afternoon Update: Here is a quick look at stories trending now, plus some the Region 8 News' reporters are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, 6:30, and 10 p.m. (CT)

  • Trending

Health inspections for week ending Feb. 16

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  • Have-a-heart and help grant a wish

We're helping make wishes come true today with the annual Have-A-Heart Wish-A-Thon. Click here to find out how to donate. Watch Region 8 News tonight for the total.

  • Hoxie, Walnut Ridge follow up

Melanie Bednar talks with Walnut Ridge officials about the possibility of merging with their neighboring city. See the report on Region 8 News.

  • Fastbreak Friday Night

See highlights from the hardwood as the Region 8 Sports Team will be in local gyms tonight. See scores and more on Region 8 News at 10.

  • Tonight on ABC:

Wheel of Fortune, 6:30 p.m.

Last Man Standing, 7 p.m.

Dr. Ken, 7:30 p.m.

Shark Tank, 8 p.m.

20/20, 9 p.m.

  • Tonight on NBC:

Region 8 News at 6:30 p.m.

Grimm, 7 p.m.

Emerald City, 8 p.m.

Dateline NBC, 9 p.m.

  • Weekend weather: little rain, little sun

A few showers are expected over the weekend, but temperatures will stay relatively high. Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan tracks the latest weather conditions on Storm Track Doppler 8 and shares his exclusive 7-day forecast on Region 8 News at 5, 6, 6:30, and 10.

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