Southeast Virginia hospitals were not spared from a nationwide pharmaceutical shortage after production was halted by hurricane devastation in Puerto Rico late last summer. But local hospital officials said the facilities have weathered the impact on the Peninsula, and they learned from the experience. “At the end of the day, everybody got what they needed,” said Marlene Capps, chief medical officer at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News.
It's going to be much cooler and rainy on the Virginia Peninsula Saturday.The National Weather Service forecast calls for an 80 percent chance for rain after 1 p.m. and a high temperature about 44 degrees. Rain could continue through the afternoon and evening. Expect an overnight low about 36 degrees.Winds will be out of the east, 6 to 9 mph, shifting to the northeast in the evening, 5 to 7 mph.
A cab driver was robbed in Newport News Thursday night, police said. Officers were dispatched about 10:45 p.m. to the area of 16th Street and Ivy Avenue in reference to a robbery of a cab driver, according to spokesman Master Police Officer Brandon Maynard. There, a 66-year-old Porter’s Cab driver told officers someone pulled out a gun and demanded money. The man said he complied, and the robber told him to drive away. The robber ran from the area. No injuries were reported, Maynard 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".