MEMPHIS, Tenn (localmemphis.com) - He was one of 1,300 sanitation workers in Memphis who fought a long fight in 1968 for higher wages and better working conditions. Alvin Turner died Monday after a long battle with cancer. Turner had major accomplishments in his 83 years of living. He was honored with a key to the City of Jackson, Tennessee and was also honored by the U.S. Department of Labor. Local 24 caught up with one of Turner's best friend, Baxter Leach.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - For hungry Mid-Southerners, the question begs are you ready for some turkey legs? The 161st annual Mid-South Fair kicks off officially Friday, but Thursday was preview day at the Landers Center in Southaven. People can expect new rides and delicious food vendors. And fair organizers say safety is their number one concern. "Independent ride inspectors have been here for 3 days already,” says Todd Mastry, Executive Director, Landers Center.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Memphis police are looking into a person of interest who was caught on camera and could be linked to a fire at a Cooper-Young church earlier this week. The Cooper-Young Neighborhood Watch Association has six cameras in the area that could help determine who or what started the fire at First Congregational Church. The church is still without power. It provides supplies, clothing and food to about 3,000 people a month.
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".