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The house was first opened to the public in the 1950s.
The public wants tougher sentences for terrorists.
The regulations should be written in plain English that the public understands.
The police should be trained to deal politely with members of the public.
Misconceptions about mental illness are common among the general public.
It is clear that the attack did not have the support of the American public.
Privatizing the railways was not in the best interests of the travelling public.
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