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Richardson,

city (1990 pop. 74,840), Dallas and Collins counties, N Tex., a suburb of Dallas; founded in the 1850s, inc. as a city 1956. Richardson manufactures telecommunications equipment, medical devices, supercomputers, computer chips, and fiber optics. It is the site of the Univ. of Texas at Dallas and a Texas A&M research center.
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Richardson

1. Dorothy M(iller). 1873--1957, British novelist, a pioneer of stream-of-consciousness writing: author of the novel sequence Pilgrimage (14 vols, 1915--67)
2. Henry Handel. pen name of Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson, 1870--1946, Australian novelist; author of the trilogy The Fortunes of Richard Mahony (1917--29)
3. Sir Owen Willans. 1879--1959, British physicist; a pioneer in the study of atomic physics: Nobel prize for physics 1928
4. Sir Ralph (David). 1902--83, British stage and screen actor
5. Samuel. 1689--1761, British novelist whose psychological insight and use of the epistolary form exerted a great influence on the development of the novel. His chief novels are Pamela (1740) and Clarissa (1747)
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Richardson's patented "40 Minutes Hell" style seemed like an imitation brand during stretches of an 80-74 loss to the Minnesota Lynx on May 15 at the BOK Center.
And when Richardson landed a job as a Capitol Hill staffer in the 1970s, he began to delve into the issues with vigor.
Richardson had served variously as publisher and corporate president of the Rocket-Miner since 1974.
A statement from the ski resort said it occurred while Richardson was taking a supervised lesson on a beginners run.
Richardson, of Mayfield Road, Biddulph, was given a minimum term of 18 years in jail by a judge at Stafford Crown Court after a jury found him guilty of murder.

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