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Carson,

city (1990 pop. 83,995), Los Angeles co., S Calif., an industrial and residential suburb of Los Angeles; inc. 1968. Oil refining is the major industry; fabricated metals, paper, and other products are manufactured. California State Univ. Dominguez Hills is there.
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Carson

1. Christopher, known as Kit Carson. 1809--68, US frontiersman, trapper, scout, and Indian agent
2. Edward Henry, Baron. 1854--1935, Anglo-Irish politician and lawyer; led northern Irish resistance to the British government's plan for home rule for Ireland
3. Rachel (Louise). 1907--64, US marine biologist and science writer; author of Silent Spring (1962)
4. Willie, full name William Hunter Fisher Carson. born 1942, Scottish jockey; retired in 1997
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ALL EARS: Roy Evans and his assistant Neil Ruuddock await news of (inset) Willie Carson's takeover
"Everyone calls me Willie Carson now and they ask me if I'm riding at the 3.10 at Ascot!
He's just like Willie Carson and never gives up," said Pearce.
Lee Mottershead Willie Carson and Emily Asprey celebrate as Chriselliam's owners pick up the top juvenile gong from Horsemen's Group chairman Philip Freedman
ASCOT WINNER: Bahri and Willie Carson; TOP MAN: Trainer Martin Pipe (above)
'What is John McCririck really like?' The other is, 'Does Willie Carson stand on a box?'"
WILLIE CARSON got a beef off his chest - then stuffed some in his belly.
FORMER jockey Willie Carson has been caught smuggling contraband into the I'm A Celebrity camp.
Carson is the grandson of legendary rider Willie Carson, and he grinned: "I don't think he ever won this race, so I've done something he hasn't now!
URI GELLER, Midge Ure and Willie Carson are just some of the famous faces performing at the Royal Spa Centre, Leamington, this winter.
WILLIE Carson has insisted the Thoroughbred Corporation will carry on business as usual.
Jockey Willie Carson could be back in the saddle within three months.