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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Jaclyn Goldis's debut novel, "The Main Character," is a whodunnit mystery set on the Orient Express. Goldis recently spoke with me about the novel and the inspiration behind it.

Plus more on these stories:

  • U.S. Senator Jerry Moran said Monday that he’s concerned about the affect Boeing’s potential purchase of Spirit Aerosystems could have on defense work.
  • U.S. Senator Jerry Moran also said Monday that he hopes the death of Iran’s president in a helicopter crash isn’t blamed on the west.
  • The Wichita school board voted Monday to establish an independent foundation as the primary fundraising arm for the district.
  • As Kansas lawmakers prepare to return to Topeka for a special session, some Republicans say it’s an unnecessary expense to the state.
  • Researchers at Children’s Mercy are trying to shorten diagnosis wait times for Kansas kids with rare genetic disorders.
  • Public works crews in Newton will begin picking up downed tree limbs at 7 Wednesday morning.
  • Musician and actor Justin Timberlake is bringing his "Forget Tomorrow" world tour to Wichita.

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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.