Just three days before Christmas, Bonnie Davis’ holiday took a tragic turn when a fire tore through her home on Spottswood. “We had to leave that night. It was really sad. It still is,” said Davis. Fire investigators told her the blaze started at a car just after midnight on Dec. 22. It spread to the carport before engulfing her home where she’s lived since September. It destroyed her Christmas tree, the presents underneath it, and virtually everything else inside.
The future of school vouchers is up in the air. Tennessee Senator Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) decided he will not ask a Senate committee to take up his voucher bill. Kelsey supports school vouchers--the practice of using public money to help send more students to private schools. He created a bill that would create a pilot program in Shelby County, but he recently decided against trying to get that bill turned into law.
A car crash tore apart a Mid-South family just weeks before Christmas. "It's still unbelievable. It's still hard to take it all in that we won't see them again," Tina House said. House is the cousin of Samarra Cauthen and Randre Armstead. she is still coming to grips with the reality that her loved ones are gone. "This is something that you are going to always think of during this time of year," House said. "That's the worst thing when you lose a loved one during holiday time."
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".