Wednesday 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)
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- National School Walkout Day observed
Schools around the area observed a day to recognize school safety in the wake of the shooting in Parkland, FL. Details on Region 8 News tonight.
- Medical marijuana injunction
An Arkansas judge has temporarily blocked the state from issuing licenses to five companies to grow medical marijuana. Find out why the ruling was made on Region 8 News.
- Powered by the sun
ASU Newport is getting ready to flip the switch on a new power source for the entire campus. See how it's going to work on Region 8 News.
- Tonight on ABC:
Wheel of Fortune, 6:30 p.m.
Speechless, 7 p.m.
Modern Family, 8 p.m.
American Housewife, 8:30 p.m.
Designated Survivor, 9 p.m.
- Tonight on NBC:
Region 8 News at 6:30 p.m.
The Blacklist, 7 p.m.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, 8 p.m.
Chicago P.D., 9 p.m.
- Sun and warmer weather tomorrow
Temperatures increase to almost 70 by Thursday as we enjoy another day of sun. The Region 8 StormTeam tracks the latest weather conditions on Storm Track Doppler 8 and has your exclusive 7-day forecast on Region 8 News at 5, 6, 6:30, and 10.
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