After months of preparation, Illinois tollway and state engineers will throw the switch on an innovative diverging diamond configuration on Elmhurst Road at I-90 this morning. The technology requires drivers to think counterintuitively as they will briefly switch onto the left side of the road to avoid making turns against oncoming vehicles. Full story. Jared J.
A Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 school board member and the secretary to the district's superintendent turned themselves in to Lake County authorities Thursday, a day after they were indicted on perjury charges. Board member Ellen Mauer, 52, and Denise Zwit, 65, assistant to Superintendent Prentiss Lea, each were released on $25,000 recognizance bonds after they were processed at the Lake County sheriff's office.
Police are crediting tips from the public for leading to the arrest of a 21-year-old Fox Lake man charged with breaking into a gas station earlier this week. Jerry Donnelly, address unknown, faces a charge of burglary alleging he broke a glass door to get into the Mobil Gas Station at 511 Grand Ave. on June 12 and stole several items inside, authorities said. If found guilty, Donnelly could be sentenced to up to 7 years in prison.
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".