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2014-05-20 12:20:53

Meridiam names Ray LaHood as new Senior Advisor NEW YORK and PARIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridiam, the leading global investor and asset manager specializing in public and community infrastructure, announced today that former United States Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood will be a Senior Advisor to Meridiam North America and provide strategic guidance to the firm. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140520/89361 Secretary LaHood has over three decades of...

2014-05-15 08:31:12

Issues economy, job creation, growing manufacturing CHICAGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rep. Jan Schakowsky visited Wockhardt's Morton Grove facility with a goal in mind: strengthening efforts to revitalize American manufacturing. Following a presentation of the facility's history, Representative Schakowsky toured the plant and inaugurated the Oral Solid facility that was created with $14 million capital investment. The facility is dedicated to the production of affordable, generic...


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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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