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“Justified’’ is set in eastern Kentucky, where lawman Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant) grew up and has been reassigned after a shooting in Miami. “Justified’’ is set in eastern Kentucky, where lawman Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant) grew up and has been reassigned after a shooting in Miami. (Prashant Gupta/Fx)
By Matthew Gilbert
Globe Staff / March 16, 2010

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Raylan Givens is a lawman who gives bad guys 24 hours to get out of town — or else. He wears a Stetson hat that, like him, remains unruffled no matter what. And he’s courtly, laconic, and whip-fast when it comes to the gun in his hip holster. Raylan is a full-on cowboy, despite the fact that it’s 2010, and ... (Full article: 704 words)

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