Richard Smith

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    January 5, 2007

    Another Local Soldier Killed in Iraq -- on New Year's Day

    Richard Smith, pictured here with his wife and high-school sweetheart Amber, was killed outside Baghdad on New Year's Day. He was 20. As we've mentioned twice before, on Christmas Day 29-year-old Spc. Aaron Preston, who was from Dallas, was killed in Baghdad when an improvised explosive device deton ... More >>

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    June 26, 1997

    What makes Sammy run?

    Huge and helpless, schizophrenic and hypertensive, Sammy Allen has fallen between the administrative cracks of a local mental health system that can't seem to get its ACT together

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    October 24, 1996