HENDERSON - A Henderson woman living on St. John Island in the U.S. Virgin Islands survived both Irma and Maria, finally letting her family know she was safe on Thursday. CBS19 shared the story of Tracy Young who moved to the island in 2016. Her family thought they lost her after not hearing from her until days after Hurricane Irma. After Maria, they started to worry again. "We really just sit and wait every night," said her sister, Kelli Potts.
TYLER - Hurricane Maria is impacting East Texans who are praying for the safety of their loved ones. A Tyler Junior College (TJC) student from Puerto Rico said her family is safe, but homes were destroyed. "My mom is in her house. She's good. I talked with her this morning," said TJC freshman Kariely Delgado, who's family is still in Puerto Rico. Delgado plays volleyball for TJC, and said that is the only thing keeping her mind off of the troubles back home.
TYLER - A Lindale father has collected hundreds of signatures in a petition to change Lindale's ISD dress code. "I don't really feel that his long hair affects anybody. It's not a distraction in learning in my opinion, because girls in his class have long hair. Some of the girls have short hair," Jimmy Avant said. He is the father of 4-year-old Maddox, who has never cut his hair. "Lindale ISD is proud of the great culture that has been established on the LISD campuses.
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".