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2008-07-22 03:00:36

By Autumn Grooms, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 22--The La Crosse School Board will look at combining Franklin and Roosevelt elementary schools into one boundary and treating them as one school during the 2009-10 school year. Superintendent Jerry Kember said Monday the plan, which is to come back to the board at its Aug. 11 meeting, would allow the district to save on staffing costs and bring grade levels together the two North Side schools. It also would provide Coulee Montessori the...

2008-07-22 03:00:25

By Autumn Grooms, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 22--Trane Co. proposed a partnership Monday with the La Crosse School District toward updating heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems in La Crosse schools -- but it will hinge on voters approving a referendum in November. "We are committed to devoting Trane's resources to provide a lasting, positive impact within the La Crosse School District for generations to come," said Jim Wajciechowski, district manager for Trane Wisconsin....


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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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