The Texas Tribune reported that the Sandra Bland Act was signed into law by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on June 15, which mandates that county jails in the state must divert those living with mental illness and substance use issues to a facility that provides treatment instead. The law, which takes effect on September 1, also requires an independent law agencies to review jail deaths of such individuals, who now also will have better access to a personal bond if detained.
A teen who was running a trail race in Alaska was killed after being chased and mauled by a black bear, according to news reports . KTUU reported that the 16-year-old was running a race that had been going on for 29 years, called the Robert Spurr Memorial Hill Climb at Bird Ridge, in Anchorage. It involves going through wooded terrain and then a climb up a mountain.
Thanks to the Golden State Warriors besting the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2017 NBA Finals Game 3 on June 7, everyone gets free tacos! That’s because Taco Bell is honoring a promotion , called “Steal a Game, Steal a Taco,” where if the the away team wins on the home team’s court in the NBA Finals, it will give everyone one free taco on Tuesday, June 13, between 2 and 6 p.m. at participating Taco Bell restaurants.
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 Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
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, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
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".