ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. - The Little Wekiva River has dropped about a foot and a half during the past couple of days, and much of the flood water from Hurricane Irma has receded from nearby neighborhoods. But now, homeowners are dealing with a smelly, unprecedented mess. Resident Felix Acevedo has been cleaning up the mud and water from his home, but the damage remains. Marks on his walls show water was 8 to 12 inches inside. He put his furniture on blocks and stacked his belongings on his bed.
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - While Hurricane Irma is long gone, the effects of the major storm will be felt in Central Florida for a long time. One of the issues the storm has caused in the short term, though, is countless areas with standing water that are the perfect breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Orange County Mosquito Control employee Al Edmonds was out Friday looking for areas of standing water and checking them for mosquito larvae.
SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - About a dozen homeowners off Ronald Reagan Boulevard near Sanford have been basically trapped on their properties after Hurricane Irma left a crater where a section of road used to be. Resident Roger Cassidy showed Channel 9 a section of South Lane where a large section of the road washed away during the storm. “It’s bigger than your truck right there, you know?” he said.
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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
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Use parentheses to separate multiple
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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".