SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Six months after its launch in Syracuse and the rest of Upstate New York, officials at the ride-booking app Uber said passengers and riders have come to rely on the service. Passengers hailing from 83 countries have used the app in Syracuse. The app also released a list of the top-10 destinations here since June, including Syracuse University residence halls and two transportation hubs.
GEDDES, N.Y. -- The last official word on the proposal to build a $15 million gondola at the New York State Fair came in May from Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney. Mahoney said on a radio show that the state "might have to put it off again" due to increased estimated costs for another State Fair project: A new expo center. At some point afterward, an announcement about the gondola project was removed from the State Fair's website.
Six months of ride-booking apps in Central New YorkSYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Ride-booking apps like Uber and Lyft launched in Syracuse and the rest of Upstate New York six months ago, providing the service to the final holdout in the continental United States. To mark the occasion, a general manager of the app's operation in the region provided some statistics about how the app has worked so far, including:The longest trip was 300 miles from Syracuse University to Uncasville, Conn.
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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
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Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
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Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
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Exact case matching or punctuation
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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".