In a move hailed by children's rights advocates, the Connecticut legislature voted in June to ban child marriage before the age of 16. The new law took effect on October 1. Previously, Connecticut children could get married at any age with the approval of a probate judge, a practice that’s still allowed in 25 states.
A new look at immigration cases by location found that Connecticut has among the most pending cases in the nation, and national data shows a backlog that's growing fast. The Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) at Syracuse University created a new mapping tool that showed three in four U.S. counties have pending immigration cases and 26 states have more than 1,000 cases pending. Connecticut has more than 3,800 cases, with the largest shares in Hartford, according to the report.
Avocadoes and kale got a whole lot cheaper at the upscale grocery chain Whole Foods on Monday after its new owner, the online giant Amazon, announced discounts on a broad range of produce.As Whole Foods is shedding its “Whole Paycheck” reputation for high prices, one of the other big grocers in southwestern Connecticut, Stew Leonard's, is quietly taking notice.“Whole Foods is a great store,” said Stew’s CEO and president, Stew Leonard Jr., who visited Whole Foods’ newest store near Bryant...
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".