Tonight: Cursive writing back in classrooms

Tonight: Cursive writing back in classrooms
(Source: Region 8 News)

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

Judge won't punish dad for trying to attack Nassar

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  • Flu Bowl instead of Super Bowl?

While watching the Super Bowl you may also need to watch out for the flu. Bryan McCormick has tips on how to keep you and your guests safe on Region 8 News.

  • Cursive writing coming back

An Arkansas law has brought back teaching cursive in schools. But how well is it working? Get reaction from some students on Region 8 News.

  • Part rain, part sunshine this weekend

Temperatures will be rising this weekend as small chances of rain move through. 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.

  • Tonight on ABC:

Wheel of Fortune, 6:30 p.m.

Child Support, 7 p.m.

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., 8 p.m.

20/20, 9 p.m.

  • Tonight on NBC:

Region 8 News at 6:30 p.m.

Blindspot, 7 p.m.

Taken, 8 p.m.

Dateline NBC, 9 p.m.

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