BAYTOWN, Texas -- As many as 500,000 vehicles may have been totaled by the flooding from Harvey, and that means rental cars are in high demand. More than three-quarters of drivers have comprehensive insurance coverage, which would cover flood damage. However, the process to get a new vehicle can take months. In the meantime, folks are finding it difficult to get a rental. Drive through the Houston area, and you'll see one car rental office after another with no vehicles available.
KINGWOOD, Texas -- Out-of-town help is on the way to assist communities dealing with massive debris removal efforts following Harvey's flooding. San Antonio sent 45 solid waste removal trucks to Kingwood, which was hard hit. Those trucks begin picking up debris at 7 a.m. Monday. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner expects crews to remove 8 million cubic yards of material. That's equivalent to what would fit in nearly 2,500 Olympic-size swimming pools.
HIGHLANDS, Texas - Dwight Chandler's home had been in the family for 75 years, and while he lost nearly everything during Harvey's flooding, he's determined to rebuild. "Totaled from the ceiling to the floor," Chandler said. "Only thing standing is the interior 2x4s." As if the flood cleanup isn't worrisome enough, Chandler is concerned about a potentially toxic Superfund site just down the street.
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".