Linda Wachter had visions of the past, present and future Wednesday when she was one of 61 attendees invited to pitch her product to an Ace Hardware panel in hopes of having the Oak Brook-based company make it available in its supply chain. The past for Wachter, a Glen Ellyn resident who grew up in Elk Grove Village, is fond childhood memories of going with her father to the local Ace Hardware store.
Here's some of the top things you should know — many often reported incorrectly on social media — about the Hinsdale High School District 86 enrollment issue. How much tax money is assessed in each school's attendance area? According to the most recent analysis by District 86, based on the 2014 tax levy, $51,342,368 in property taxes were levied on property owners in Hinsdale Central's attendance area, or 67 percent of the total taxes levied by District 86.
After receiving negative feedback, both online and in-person, the Clarendon Hills Village Board voted Monday against purchasing a digital message sign for use in the Sloan Triangle. The board tabled making a decision on the $23,000 purchase Sept. 5 after board member Ken Hall suggested an opportunity to see what the sign would look like outside in the Sloan Triangle. A sign similar to the one that would have been purchased was on site in the Sloan Triangle from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Sept. 15.
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".