Brian and Bridget Cox have become known for throwing a great Halloween party, but they do it with Christmas on their mind. The local couple are back after a year hiatus to organize the Halloween Spooktacular that has raised nearly $50,000 for the Chatham Goodfellows No Child Without A Christmas campaign in the seven out of eight years they have organized it.
St. Clair College is celebrating 50 years and the Chatham campus has been along for 40 of those years. A 50th Homecoming Weekend is planned for Sept. 29-Oct. 1 at the Chatham campus that will feature a wide variety of activities to highlight what is offered at the local post-secondary education facility. For those who haven't seen the Chatham Campus in years, you might not recognize the place.
Frustration continues to mount for a family from New Zealand hoping to build a new life in Canada, but facing deportation despite having skills in demand and owning a home. The Chatham Daily News reported last week that Dan and Roxanne Margot and their two children, Olive, 9, and Rita, 7, face an uncertain future in Canada since the couple's application for a work permit has been refused and their temporary resident status expired on July 20.
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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".