Parents are outraged after a situation involving a group of students praying at school on Thursday. Amelia County Public Schools says it was all a "misunderstanding and miscommunication." After the incident, Danielle Hall Anderson took to social media to say her "son took his time with others today to pray in between classes and is now being punished because he did that." Amelia's superintendent, however, says no students were disciplined.
Richmond City Council member Kim Gray introduced a resolution to request that Mayor Levar Stoney petition VDOT to reimburse some of the businesses along along Broad Street impacted by the ongoing construction of GRTC's Pulse project. The main stretch has been under construction since last year as GRTC continues to build its bus rapid transit project. The fast-line bus route will run from Willow Lawn to Rockett's Landing. Construction is set to be finished next summer.
Theodora Harris called 12 On Your Side, fearing she and her 84-year-old mother, Celestine Turner, will be evicted from their Richmond apartment on Friday. Harris says their Medicaid payments suddenly got cut off for the past month, leaving her with no money to support herself, her mother or pay rent. Harris became her mother's sole caretaker after Turner suffered a stroke.
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".