EAU CLAIRE — An Eau Claire firefighter came up with a device that could save the lives of disoriented firefighters battling a blaze. It is a labor of love that has been more than two years in the making. Firefighters risk their lives every day to save others — running into burning buildings. “We literally cannot see our hand in front of our face,” Jeff Dykes, Eau Claire firefighter and creator of Northern Star. Dykes has been a firefighter for 20 years.
RACINE -- Students' test scores are an important part of a school's success. And there is one school in Racine that's a "cut above" the rest. Giese Elementary School Principal Thomas Hyland is sending the students off for summer break in a unique way. "I made you a challenge," Hyland said. "We're going to start with the beard first and then one strip down the middle and then they're going to go to town." Hyland says the bet was "shear" genius.
MILWAUKEE -- This Memorial Day weekend will mark the 30th anniversary of Rolling Thunder -- the annual motorcycle gathering in the nation's capital to honor P.O.W. and M.I.A. service members. At the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, 150 motorcycle riders with the Rolling Thunder Wisconsin Chapter 2 joined together Thursday, May 25th to set off on the two-day ride. "This is the 25th anniversary of our ride," said Tim Thompson,chairman of the board for Rolling Thunder Wisconsin Chapter 2.
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".