“We’re treating heroin differently because it’s killing people,” Jon David said Saturday in Oak Island. “It’s a public health emergency,” he said, noting that the per-capita rate of deadly overdoses on opioids is higher in Brunswick County than any of the state’s other 99 counties. The David brothers want magistrates and judges to set a minimum bond of $1-million for anyone charged with dealing or trafficking heroin, David said.
The avian enthusiasts helped each other identify birds, used spotting scopes and swapped good-natured stories as they moved about. But this flock of humans was about more than fellowship and fun; it was about the serious work of citizen scientists. Sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Audubon Society and Bird Studies Canada, the count is in its 21st year of providing a valuable snapshot of the environment.
Just after midnight last Wednesday (February 7), a 52-year-old lone paddler called for help on a marine VHF radio, stating she was lost in the creeks between Caswell Beach’s OceanGreens subdivision and the Oak Island Lighthouse, authorities reported. The woman left South Harbour Marina about 2 p.m. and paddled south across the Intracoastal Waterway into the maze-like network of creeks off Elizabeth River, said Bob Ludwig, chief of Oak Island Water Rescue.
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".