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2009-05-12 13:35:40

Hialeah, Fla., racetrack owner John Brunetti has a big task ahead of him if he plans to restore the shuttered, once-proud facility, observers say. Experts contend it will take $100 million for the controversial Brunetti to revamp and reopen Hileah Park, which he shut down in 2001 after a bitter struggle with local politicians whom he said had conspired with his competitors, The Miami Herald reported. The passage of a new gambling bill by the Florida Legislature this year would enable Brunetti...


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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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