Tonight: National School Walkout observed locally

Tonight: National School Walkout observed locally
(Source: Region 8 News)

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)

  • Trending

Arkansas judge blocks state from licensing pot growers

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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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