Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Auctions are a live marketplace for knick knacks, land and everything in between. For rural communities, they’re also a social event. But Harvest Public Media’s Elizabeth Rembert reports those interactions are increasingly going online.
Plus, more on these stories:
- A national organization of college professors has censured Emporia State University over controversial layoffs.
- New research is changing how Kansas doctors treat infants exposed to opioids during pregnancy.
- People in Wichita will now be able to shoot off aerial fireworks during the July 4th holiday.
- Wichita’s City Council approved a zoning change Tuesday to a vacant lot that will be turned into a truck stop near 21st and I-135.
- Wichita State University says it will add a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Sign language this fall.
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