A time-honoured tradition of Christmas giving will return to London for another year on Thursday. The Salvation Army will kick off the 127th edition of its annual Christmas Kettle Campaign at Budweiser Gardens before the London Knights take on the Guelph Storm at 7 p.m. A local Salvation Army representative will take part in the puck drop. During last year’s local campaign, the organization’s $500,000 target was surpassed by more than $100,000.
A 57-year-old London man is facing charges in connection with several incidents involving a male exposing himself to women in public, police said Wednesday. The incidents occurred in the area of University Drive, Richmond Street, Oxford Street East, and the Thames River. One of the incidents occurred Wednesday morning and was witnessed by officers. Police haven’t said where the incident took place, but say it occurred around 6:15 a.m. and involved a man exposing his genitals.
The 142-year-old Blackfriars Bridge will receive an official sendoff from the city later this week before the historic span is dismantled and removed for long-awaited rehabilitation work. The event, set to take place on the western edge of the bridge between 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, will serve as a temporary farewell to the bridge that has spanned the Thames since 1875, the city said.
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".