A federal judge on Friday sentenced an Austin pilot to 37 months in federal prison after authorities found 206 pounds of marijuana in his plane at the Llano Municipal Airport in March. Wayne Douglas Brunet, 65, has been ordered to pay a $5,000 fine, and serve three years on supervised release after his prison term, and to forfeit his plane to authorities. Federal authorities began tracking Brunet’s aircraft after noticing it had a suspicious flight pattern from Oregon to Texas on March 20.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas said he believes Congress will come up with a bipartisan solution to give certainty to the hundreds of thousands of unauthorized immigrants who came to the United States as children but grew up here. The fate of immigrants who participate in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was thrown into uncertainty after President Donald Trump announced at the beginning of September that he would end the program.
An Austin police officer has been suspended for 90 days for providing misleading statements to internal affairs investigators. Officer Blaine Eiben’s suspension began on Wednesday and will run through Dec. 19, according to a disciplinary memo filed Tuesday. The memo said Eiben had been interviewed by internal affairs investigators regarding his conduct at his work station, the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
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".