Looking for the coolest holiday light displays this year? Eagle staffers spent hours collecting the addresses of the Wichita area’s best Christmas light displays. Last year’s lists – east and west – have been updated. And this year, we’ve added two more lists: one that reaches to the south and another that winds through the north side. Word of caution: Some of the displays are outside the city limits. And we’ve got maps.
Kansas’ favorite presidential expert Macey Hensley appeared Friday on the “Ellen DeGeneres” show, matching her know-how with Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and star of the Broadway musical, “Hamilton.” DeGeneres tested their knowledge of historical trivia, peppering them with questions about Alexander Hamilton, past presidents and founding fathers. Money raised in the skit would go toward a relief fund for Puerto Rico.
You may have noticed more orange cones lately in neighborhoods throughout Wichita. It’s most likely part of a citywide project to improve residential streets. The city of Wichita set aside part of the proceeds – $10 million – from its sale of the Hyatt Regency Wichita to businessman Phil Ruffin last year for the street project. The project is scheduled to last about two years. To find out if your street is scheduled to be repaired, go to this 18-page PDF on the city’s website.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".