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Rancho Notorious (1952)

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After his fiancee is brutally raped and murdered by a bandit, cowhand Vern Haskell (Arthur Kennedy, Peyton Place) sets out to find the man responsible for the death of his beloved sweetheart. 422 more words

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Police: The British Bobby

The uniformed British police constable (PC), commonly known as a bobby or peeler (both after the founder of the Metropolitan Police, Sir Robert Peel), copper or busy, is similar in appearance and attributes in every police force in the country. 1,978 more words

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Government: Local Government in Scotland

Scotland was an independent nation until 1707 and some central government functions (including education and justice) are still devolved and run by separate departments based in Edinburgh that answer to the Secretary for Scotland (upgraded to Secretary of State for Scotland in 1926), a member of the British Parliament who has a seat in the Cabinet. 471 more words

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Li'l Abner (1959)

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The Federal Government of the United States determines that a small rural town, Dogpatch, is the most useless territory of the country. Because of its worthlessness, the town is selected for an atomic bomb test. 569 more words

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Police: An Overview of British Policing

Great Britain is the home of civil policing. Although police organisations have existed for many centuries throughout the world, they were predominantly paramilitary forces which existed primarily to enforce the government’s will on the populace and suppress banditry and civil unrest. 262 more words

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The Classics

Triumph of Venus| 1740 | Oil on Canvas | Francois Boucher

Francis Boucher was born in Paris and was one of the most celebrated decorative artists of the 18th century… 641 more words

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