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2014-07-31 12:27:08

Presented by The University of Chicago CHICAGO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Tribune will introduce a new digital experience tomorrow, designed to dramatically increase functionality for users on any platform. The fully-responsive experience - which intuitively tailors content based on device - is designed to help audiences discover news and information in the most entertaining, empowering way possible, whether on the desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet. The University of...

2014-07-31 12:26:18

Trusted provider Ticketability.com is featuring an inventory of Garth Brooks Allstate Arena tickets for 10 concerts happening near Chicago in September. As the primary market sells out of tickets, many fans will turn to the secondary market for a chance to secure seats for what is sure to be an epic show. OSHKOSH, Wis., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ticketability.com has Garth Brooks Allstate Arena tickets for the ten Chicago dates that the country singer has recently...

2014-07-30 16:28:57

ITASCA, Ill., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of Insurance Point, LLC in St. Charles, Illinois and Salt Lake City, Utah. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Insurance Point offers a wide range of employee benefit consultation and insurance brokerage services designed exclusively for healthcare systems and hospitals throughout the United States. Along with traditional life and disability insurance...

2014-07-28 20:25:52

Respected Veteran Brings Leadership, Academics to Forefront of Catholic Education CHICAGO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of DePaul College Prep, located on the Fr. Gordon Campus at 3633 N. California, has unanimously elected its principal, Dr. James Quaid, to the position of school president and principal. Dr. Quaid, who joined the school in 2013, will continue in his role as school principal while directing the ongoing changes and expansion of the...

2014-07-25 23:06:44

Ticketability.com is delighting customers with affordable Garth Brooks tickets for the Rosemont, IL concert happening at Allstate Arena on September 4, 2014. This trusted secondary market provider is offering savings code “COUPON” for an additional discount on already lower prices. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Ticketability.com is stocking up on a wide selection of Garth Brooks tickets for Rosemont, IL. The country singer has announced the first date and location on his...

2014-07-25 08:21:33

2015 Suburban, Traverse, Tahoe ready for customers NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As one of the top Chevy dealers in the area, Chevrolet of Naperville is often one of the first facilities to receive the new model-year of vehicles being release by Chevrolet. For many years running, many of the most popular vehicles in the Chevrolet of Naperville inventory are the array of SUVs available for purchase. At this point in the replenishment cycle, the 2015 Chevy...

2014-07-25 08:21:10

New site can be viewed on almost any digital device NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With the proliferation of smartphones and tablet computers edging out more traditional digital devices, the content that is displayed on them must get ahead of the curve to continue to be useful to consumers. Toyota of Naperville has taken a huge and innovate step in that regard with the launching of its new responsive website. Once, it was a big deal for an automotive...

2014-07-24 12:29:20

New shopping conveniences, on-trend style and products, Shop Your Way® benefits makeSears the go-to back-to-school partner HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The back to school season marks a reset in routine for the entire family and it can be one of the busiest, most exciting and stressful times for parents and kids. With its 'Back to School, Back to You' campaign, Sears celebrates heading back to class in style with stylish brands, new collections, easier ways to shop...

2014-07-22 00:21:15

Retail Giant's Participation in March for Babies Raises a Record Amount WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A few dollars given individually might not seem like much, but through many such small acts of generosity, Kmart's Shop Your Way(?) members, customers and associates have donated an unprecedented $11 million this year to the March of Dimes annual March for Babies® to give more babies a healthy start in life. Kmart's record-breaking achievement set a...

2014-07-18 23:06:18

Local IT company partnered with mobile bakery to provide free treats to attendants. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Stratosphere Networks, an Evanston-based IT managed service provider, made an appearance at the Fourth Annual Evanston Food Truck Festival. The team from Stratosphere Networks weren’t just normal attendants though; they were there to pass out 50 vouchers to the Sweet Ride Chicago truck. The Evanston Food Truck Festival was held in Brummel Park on Tuesday, July 15 at...


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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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