Despite repeated warnings to evacuate, some people have decided to stay in Florida and ride out Hurricane Irma--among them are several Chicagoans. Some of them told NBC 5 Friday why they didn't want to leave. We’ll be fine, we’ll be fine we’ll keep our phones charged we’ll let you know how we’re doing," Carole Dotson, her husband and their 13-year-old son are staying in Florida and riding out the Category 4 storm.
At a suburban cemetery outside of Chicago, an outraged mother addressed reporters Wednesday at the burial site of her daughter who died at the "sadistic" hands of a "satanic cult" in 1982. Lorraine Borowski's daughter, 21-year-old Lorry Ann, was a beautiful, and independent young woman who loved life, family says, when she was abducted, tortured, mutilated and killed in 1982. One of the four men convicted in the killing--Thomas Kokoraleis--could soon walk free.
Yard signs meant as a message of inclusion and solidarity with the Chicago-area's refugee community now becoming a show of strength against those who wish to silence their message, neighbors say. Surveillance video shows a thief removing a sign from a front yard in Wheaton. The homeowner, Susan Booton, says the person who made off wit her sign did not steal her resolve. "I'm not going to let them silence me," Booton said. The signs read "we are not afraid" and "hate has no home here."
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".