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2012-10-05 23:02:37

Dunedin, FL real estate investment firm now offers rentals at bargain prices for homes that are or about to be in foreclosure. The plan recognizes the large number of people looking for affordable housing and the wave of vacant houses that are in foreclosure. Occupied homes are better cared for than vacant homes and this could be a win-win for all involved. Dunedin, FL (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 Advanced Realty Team announced yesterday it has launched a new rental program and will be...

2012-09-21 23:04:40

Whenever you shop on the Internet, it is amazing just how many items you can find for free. Using the "Free Model," Amazon and a Florida real estate broker are offering a free copy of a book on how to use available resources to sell your house faster in the current down market, but you only have five days to take advantage of this special offer. Dunedin, FL (PRWEB) September 21, 2012 Amazon and Advanced Realty Team, Inc. will hold a special promotion for homeowners who need to sell a...

2011-04-15 07:54:00

LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Plan A Vacation Week - http://www.planavacationweek.com - features New Zealand vacations where visitors will find pristine beauty, deeply carved ravines and trek paths encircling the glorious Milford Sound. Marvel at the same unspoiled inlets as Captain Cook did when he sailed past these captivating fjords in 1774. Today travelers to New Zealand will find well-trained guides, bungee enthusiasts, uncrowded vast mountain chains, and a rich...

2009-03-05 17:47:50

A man who discovered at age 57 that he had been switched at birth with another baby in a New Zealand hospital says he feels lucky to have two mothers. Fred George, who now lives in Massachusetts, flew to New Zealand this week to surprise his birth mother, Helen Churchman, on her 82nd birthday, the (Dunedin, New Zealand) Otago Daily Times reported. George and Jim Churchman, born Christmas Eve 1946 in the same hospital in Dunedin, somehow got assigned to the wrong mothers. Both sometimes...

2008-11-25 11:44:16

A cat named Charley is credited with saving his owner from a fast-moving fire in their home in Dunedin, Fla. John Griffin said the cat climbed on his face and clawed at him until he got out of bed and ran from the burning house, the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times reported Tuesday. He's a good cat, said Griffin, 52, who escaped the burning one-story wood-frame home along with Charley and a family dog, none of whom were injured. Flames were shooting 45 feet high and blistering the sides of the...

2008-09-29 14:41:04

By KNIGHT, Kim When Laura Hill learnt of her impending screen death she was philosophical. And now Shortland Street's freshest corpse is enjoying her afterlife. Kim Knight reports. -------------------- Otago Festival of the Arts Where: Dunedin When: October 3-12 Featuring more than 30 music, theatre, dance and visual arts events and the 50th anniversary of the University of Otago's Robert Burns Fellowship in Literature. New Zealand debuts include Barcelona- based dance troupe Camut Band,...

2008-09-17 15:00:23

Dunedin will soon play host to Otago's biennial Festival of the Arts with a 10-day programme featuring 42 events and a cast of national and international acts. From October 3 to 12, music, opera, dance, theatre and literary performances will become an integral feature of the city's daily life. Eight international acts (four making their New Zealand debut), three New Zealand productions, five New Zealand plays, two operas and a distinguished gathering of New Zealand literary figures will be...

2008-08-29 15:00:52

By MILNE, Amy THE Health Minister has knocked National's calls for an independent investigation into the norovirus outbreaks at Dunedin Hospital as premature. Hospital management is calling it one of the worst outbreaks in years and National health spokesman Tony Ryall has demanded an independent body investigate. "This has been the most significant outbreak in recent memory and the public deserves to know what may have contributed to it, and what can be done to better deal with future...

2008-08-28 15:00:49

By CARROLL, Joanne in Alexandra ALEXANDRA has lost its only scheduled passenger flights. Mainland Air said it was stopping its service between Dunedin and Queenstown via Alexandra because of a lack of customers. Manager John Penno said low patronage on the service had "killed profits" . The service was introduced in November last year. It had been doing reasonably well in the beginning but patronage had declined this year, Mr Penno said. "The average flight wasn't two-thirds...

2008-08-28 15:00:41

DUNEDIN - Increased levels of harmful bacteria in the water forced the Dunedin City Council to close two beaches yesterday. To prevent anyone from being infected, the council has issued a warning against swimming or paddling at St Kilda and St Clair beaches until further notice. (c) 2008 Press, The; Christchurch, New Zealand. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.


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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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