If one Battle Creek City Commissioner leaves, he could be replaced by a familiar face. At Tuesday's regular Commission meeting, a vote was taken that named former commissioner and Mayor John Godfrey to Commissioner Mike Sherzer's seat, should Sherzer resign before his term ends. Godfrey served on the commission from 1999 to 2009, four of them as mayor. He also owned Godfrey Jewelers for 38 years before retiring in 2009. Sherzer has said he is moving out of the city and a replacement will be needed.
Take a break on Monday afternoon to do some stargazing. Between 2:20 and 2:30 p.m. Monday, a solar eclipse will reach its darkest point in Calhoun County as the shadow of the moon sweeps across the continental United States. "It’s going to be almost like twilight," planetary scientist and Albion College physics professor Nicolle Zellner said.
Medical marijuana growers and providers would be permitted to operate in certain industrial and commercial areas of the city, under a plan discussed Tuesday by the Battle Creek City Commission. In a Commission workshop session at City Hall, members and the public looked over maps and plans regarding marijuana growing operations, sellers, transporters and others.
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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".