State-mandated changes in safe sleep practices for infants in licensed Florida day care centers are irking Jacksonville caregivers and parents alike. The new rules issued by the Florida Department of Children and Families are based on recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics to reduce the risk of SIDS, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
Hear the Business Brief segment airing on 89.9 WJCT News City leaders’ staying out of national politics could help Jacksonville flourish. That’s one of the tips for successful cities coming out of a recent conference in Georgia. Ennis Davis with Modern Cities attended a presentation there by Atlantic editor James Fallows, who adapted this piece for the Historic Macon Foundation’s Revolving Fund Summit.
The public is invited to the University of North Florida in Jacksonville Tuesday to give input on possible changes to the state’s constitution. The ideas that a special commission approves could appear on the ballot this fall. Every 20 years, the state convenes a Constitutional Revision Commission to propose changes after holding public hearings across the state, including a previous one in Jacksonville last April.
Today is a one-foot-in-front-of-the-other kind of day, after sleep stolen by 1) Thunderstorm, 2) Baby, 3) Cat, 4) Getting ready for this morning's #FirstCoastConnect. Baby steps will get us through, right, @RyanMichaelBenk (who filled in for @MichelleCorum)?
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".