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Business News Archive - May 26, 2006

By The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson May 25--Kris Pickel, who has been at KOLD-TV Channel 13's news desk for nearly a decade, is heading back home to California. Pickel said she'll move from the full-time anchor chair to anchoring the newly created 4 p.m.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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