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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.

Wichita's Early Edition is produced by KMUW News and is part of the NPR Podcast Network.

Producer: Debra Fraser and Beth Golay
Editors: Tom Shine and Beth Golay
Contributors: Daniel Caudill, Rose Conlon, Celia Hack, Suzanne Perez, Elizabeth Rembert, and Tom Shine
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Beth Golay is KMUW's Director of Marketing and Digital Content. She is the host of the KMUW podcast Marginalia and co-host with Suzanne Perez of the Books & Whatnot podcast. You can find her on Wichita Transit in conversation with other riders for En Route, a monthly segment on KMUW's weekly news program The Range.