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  Broughton High School - Band Spirit Nights at Local Restaurants - See Band's Hot Link Below.........Free Online ...
The Broughton High School community embraces a commitment to teach all students to think critically, appreciate diversity, serve others and be productive, responsible citizens in a global society.
Located in the heart of Raleigh and near North Carolina State University, Broughton is one of the oldest of 17 high schools in Wake County.
Broughton High School serves a diverse population of over 2,100 young people with an emphasis on academic excellence and community involvement.
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  Bright Lights Film Journal | James Broughton
Broughton’s playful attitude toward maturity and adulthood is evident immediately — this anti-tribute to Mother envisions Father as mostly a face in a frame, staring dourly; and the children as childlike adults, mindlessly playing hopscotch, shooting squirt guns, and fascinated by a spinning mandolin.
Broughton’s poetic skills are often highlighted in the films; such is the case in one of his boldest efforts, Song of the Godbody (1977).
Broughton’s wit is never far away from his erotic celebrations: in one scene two men kiss on a rooftop, then slowly don nun’s habits and saunter away in the fading day.
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  Broughton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The surname Broughton is often associated with the landed gentry of those Broughtons in Cheshire and Buckinghamshire.
In the County of Chester, the Broughtons descend in the male line from Hugh de Vernon, baron of Shipbroke at the time of the (Norman) Conquest, whose son, Richard de Vernon was father of Adam de Napton, county of Warwick, whose issue assumed their local name from Broughton in Staffordshire.
In the county of Buckingham, at the time of the Domesday survey (1086), the principal manor of Broughton was held by Walter Giffard, Earl of Buckingham, and cousin of (William) the Conqueror.
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In 2004, Broughton started all 10 games for the Bulldogs leading the team in rushing for the third consecutive season after compiling 788 yards on 179 carries (4.4 avg.), five touchdowns and a long of 92 yards.
Broughton had his most productive game of the season against Elon producing 147 yards on 14 rushes, 3 touchdowns and four receptions for 51 yards.
Broughton rushed for 1,670 yards and 23 touchdowns during his senior season and played in the North-South All-Star game.
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 IBHOF / Jack Broughton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Jack Broughton is remembered both for his skill as a fighter and for the innovations he brought to the free-for-all fisticuffs that preceded modern boxing.
While still allowing many avenues of attack, Broughton’s Rules introduced the now-familiar prohibition against hitting an “adversary when he is down,” banned all but the fighters and their seconds from the ring, and gave a downed man half a minute to get up.
Broughton, who lived to be 85 years old, was buried in Westminster Abbey in remembrance of his contribution to English boxing.
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 05.18.2006 - Janet Broughton new arts, humanities dean
Broughton is an authority on 17th- and 18th-century philosophy and her research focuses on the history of modern philosophy, particularly Scottish philosopher David Hume and French philosopher Rene Descartes.
Broughton said that the biggest challenge for the division is to thrive and flourish despite current budget austerities.
Broughton is on the editorial boards of the scholarly journals, "Hume Studies" and "Journal of the History of Philosophy." She has taught courses on skepticism, free will, the mind-body problem, and the nature of personal identity, as well as the history of philosophy.
www.berkeley.edu /news/media/releases/2006/05/18_broughton.shtml   (767 words)

  
 GENUKI: Broughton, Lancashire genealogy
BROUGHTON, a township-chapelry and a subdistrict, in Salford district, Lancashire; on the river Irwell, near the Bolton railway, in the parish and within the borough of Manchester.
In 1835 Broughton was a township in the parish of Manchester.
For probate purposes prior to 1858, Broughton was in the Archdeaconry of Chester, in the Diocese of Chester.
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 Broughton
War memorials in Broughton have been transcribed by Peter Quick, and published in a booklet entitled "War Memorials and War Graves: Milton Keynes and Wolverton area, Volume 6", available from the Buckinghamshire Genealogical Society.
BROUGHTON, in the hundred and deanery of Newport, lies three miles from Newport-Pagnell, on the road to London.
In the parish church are memorials of the families of Broughton, Duncombe, and Chester.
met.open.ac.uk /genuki/big/eng/BKM/Broughton/Index.html   (767 words)

  
 Welcome to Broughton - The Local Channel
Broughton is a small village within the heart of Test Valley Borough in Hampshire
Broughton is situated nearby ancient cities of Salisbury, Winchester and market towns of Romsey and Andover.
Broughton is a very special place and those that live or have lived here understand the importance of "community" in the village.
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 Jack Broughton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Broughton was of obscure birth, he is variously described as being born in either London or Gloucestershire.
Broughton was considered the champion of England after he beat George Taylor, James Figg's (1st champion of England at the Heavyweight) successor and considered the 2nd champion of England at the heavyweight, in 1734, a title which he held, at least on the books, until 1750.
Broughton also was the inventor of the first boxing gloves, called "muffles", which were used in his boxing academy by his students to "effectually secure them from the inconveniency of fl eyes, broken jaws and bloody noses...” They were never used in the professional prize ring.
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 Jim Mockford | Before Lewis and Clark, Lt. Broughton's River of Names: The Columbia River Exploration of 1792 | Oregon ...
Broughton named it Hartwell's River, probably after Francis Hartwell, the Navy Board clerk of acts whose responsibilities for correspondence record-keeping were well known to those such as Broughton and Vancouver as they created journals and correspondences from what had been an unknown part of the world.
Broughton was of the opinion that the headwaters of the river were somewhere on the high mountain.
Broughton's exploration of the Columbia by boat was reenacted in 1992 by Douglas Brooks, who constructed a replica of the Chatham's cutter and trained volunteers to row it upriver from the mouth of the Columbia to Broughton's easternmost point.
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 glbtq >> arts >> Broughton, James
Broughton is simply too individual for categorization, even when the evidence for labeling him this or that is overwhelming.
Broughton brings nature in harmony with humanity in odd and intriguing ways, as when a woman in close-up encounters a spider and reaches out to kiss it.
Broughton's poetic skills are often highlighted in the films; such is the case in one of his boldest efforts, Song of the Godbody (1977).
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 James Broughton Biography
Broughton was born in Modesto, California and later moved to San Francisco; where he had spent most of his childhood.
Broughton wrote a brief autobiographical sketch in which he says, "Sidney Peterson introduced me to the magic of experimental film." They are both unusually generous for one-time collaborators when referring to each other's work.
Broughton and his former lover, Kermit Sheets founded Centaur Press out of their home on 1724 Baker St in San Francisco and published Broughton¹s poetry and the works of other poets.
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 firerescue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Unemployment and social deprivation with the often associated high incidence of crime and fires are notable indications of the type of area.
The total population for the station area is 65,767 and the average total number of mobilisations for the two appliances is 4200 per year.
Broughton Fire Station has been a valid part of Salfords past and will play an even greater role in providing safety for it's citizens in the future as the crews continue to be innovative in their approach to
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 Bruce Broughton::News & Events {Lexington Brass Band...23rd Emmy Nomination...Sunflower Music Festival...Summer Movie ...
Broughton's roots are in the brass band scene, and he has composed spectacular music for this medium.
While Broughton's music is highly accessible, two of his works stretched both audience and band: "Concert Piece for Eight B Flat Trumpets," whose eight parts were originally written for Lew Soloff of Blood, Sweat, and Tears; and "Concert Overture: Covenant," a symphonic treatment of a 19th-century hymn by Lowell Mason.
Composer Bruce Broughton describes his approach: "The music to Tombstone is not particularly "western," in that the orchestration depends not at all on the typical western instruments such as the guitar and harmonica.
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 broughton/Effingham
That Broughton was dropped in favor as the town name for Effingham because of two early promoters wooing and securing the German Catholic vote in the area.
Broughton and Effingham were barely separated by a city block.
Alexander and Little returned to their town of Broughton and found they had a problem: it was three city blocks too far to the east and Effingham to the northwest was now bisected by the new railroad.
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 Richard Broughton
Broughton, R. Publication Policy and the Journal of Parapsychology.
Broughton, R. An experiment with the Head of Jut.
Broughton, R. Psi and the two halves of the brain.
www.parapsych.org /members/r_broughton.html   (199 words)

  
 Human Resources Staff, Broughton Hospital
Likewise, she is the person receiving internal calls and passing on messages when any of the HR staff are unavailable.
She is also the person Broughton Hospital staff or outside visitors check in with when coming to visit other HR staff members.
Carol came to Broughton from the Department of Corrections, where she worked 5 years in the Personnel and Accounting Departments.
www.broughtonhospital.org /html/human_resources_staff__brought.html   (765 words)

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