Searching For Keyword Intent

How would a search engine determine the difference between local search terms and those global search terms with no specific local intent behind them?

Bill Slawski points to a recent patent application from Yahoo that explores several ways to tell. This patent looks at user data related to searches and attempts to identify whether a query is "regionally sensitive" or lacks "location-based intent."
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