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Highlights from Wichita State’s win over Oklahoma State 1:33

Highlights from Wichita State’s win over Oklahoma State

A steak (and a bathroom) that has to be seen to be believed 5:38

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Wichita police chief discusses 2017 homicides 5:30

Wichita police chief discusses 2017 homicides

WSU’s Landry Shamet talks about his and the Shockers' victory over Oklahoma State 3:24

WSU’s Landry Shamet talks about his and the Shockers' victory over Oklahoma State

Newton man to spend life in prison 2:18

Newton man to spend life in prison

Spirit to add 1,000 jobs in Wichita 3:19

Spirit to add 1,000 jobs in Wichita

This new commercial praises a candidate for Kansas governor but, who made it? 1:01

This new commercial praises a candidate for Kansas governor but, who made it?

McConnell stands ready to accept the KC-46A Pegusus 2:32

McConnell stands ready to accept the KC-46A Pegusus

All Aboard the Polar Express! 1:25

All Aboard the Polar Express!

College admissions: Tales from the front line 2:45

College admissions: Tales from the front line

  • Dad says TOP program gives his son an advantage

    William Eckels talks about his son, Elijah, 4, who is a student at The Opportunity Project learning center in northeast Wichita. He is a single dad and a big cheerleader for the TOP program. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)

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Dad says TOP program gives his son an advantage

William Eckels talks about his son, Elijah, 4, who is a student at The Opportunity Project learning center in northeast Wichita. He is a single dad and a big cheerleader for the TOP program. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)

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All Aboard the Polar Express!

All aboard the Polar Express! The Polar Express at OJ Watson Park runs through December 16. A reading of Chris Van Allsburg’s Polar Express is followed by a crafts and a train ride to visit Santa. Stop at the campfire to enjoy s’mores and hot chocolate, then end with a special gift! Kids are encouraged to wear pajamas. An adult must also attend and register. Ages 2+. Cost is $15 per person. (Video by Matt Crow / The Wichita Eagle)

Crime & Courts

Newton man to spend life in prison

Keith Hawkins, 20, on Friday pleaded guilty to capital murder in the deaths of Alyssa Runyon and her 4-year-old daughter. Under an agreement with prosecutors, Hawkins will serve life in prison without the possibility of parole and will not face the death penalty. The victims’ families approved the agreement, according to Harvey County Attorney David Yoder. (Video by Matt Crow / The Wichita Eagle)

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Dad says TOP program gives his son an advantage

William Eckels talks about his son, Elijah, 4, who is a student at The Opportunity Project learning center in northeast Wichita. He is a single dad and a big cheerleader for the TOP program. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)
theying@wichitaeagle.com
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