The Municipal League of King County recently rated nearly 50 candidates running for local races in King County. For Bellevue’s 48th Legislative District, the league rated incumbent Democratic legislator Patty Kuderer “good.” Her challenger, Libertarian Michelle Darnell was also rated good, while Richard Knierim, an Independent Democrat, received an “adequate” rating.
A Chicago jury awarded $20 million in damages on June 28 to a man who sued Bellevue-based truck manufacturer Paccar, Inc. for negligence after the hood of a truck slammed onto his head and caused him to lose his right eye. The 31-year-old driver, Quentin Ravizza, was driving a Kenworth 1997 T-800 tow truck on Jan. 23, 2012 in Summit, Illinois, when the truck developed a mechanical problem, according to court documents filed in Cook County Circuit Court.
I remember standing in front of the Wilburton trestle in Bellevue.Regional stakeholders had gathered to sign a historic agreement that would bring the 42-mile Eastside Rail Corridor into public ownership. Nearly eight years later, King County took the first steps towards opening a trail on its section of the corridor by removing railroad spikes on the Bellevue and Kirkland boundary two weeks ago.
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".