KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – There are many people frustrated across the East after finding out FEMA has put any Hurricane Matthew relief funds on hold to respond to disasters following Hurricanes Irma and Harvey. That means those waiting for financial assistance and buy-outs may now wait much longer. “I’m still in debt thousands of dollars for having to pay for things that I was told was going to be taken care of through FEMA,” said Joseph Noble, who was forced to evacuate his home after Matthew hit.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (WFMY/WNCT) – Two North Carolina families are still considering themselves lucky after an accident at the Central Carolina Fair Friday night. Brenda Kinle and Angela Roach felt helpless, looking up at a tilting Ferris wheel ride as their sons were trapped inside. “That’s your babies up there,” said Angela Roach. “You can’t do anything to protect them.
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Greenville Police is investigating a shooting and stabbing that happened early Sunday morning. According to police, it happened near the intersection of Davis St. and Ward St. around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Several people had gotten into an argument near the H & K Mart. Police say one person was stabbed three times. The suspect then fired a single shot at a second victim who was sitting in a car. That shot hit the car, but not the person inside of it.
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".