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Richard Whittaker

Staff Writer

TWITTER: @YorkshireTX

The Chronicle's token Englishman, and a graduate of the universities of York, Stirling, and Texas, Richard's multitude of beats include education, the legislature, and film news. He has also been covering roller derby since 2007, the longest run for any mainstream journalist.

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TYC Allegations: Not Just Abbott

Davis attack ad taps history of blind eyes turned to rape cases

News Daily, Sep. 17, 2014 8:00 AM

Other Worlds Austin Has a Time Lapse

All sci-fi film fest announces centerpiece title

Screens Daily, Sep. 16, 2014 10:00 AM

Staring Into the Abyss With Mike Mignola

Before MondoCon, the comics legend talks Hellboy and shadows

Design Daily, Sep. 15, 2014 6:00 PM

Help the Hell Marys

Texas Rollergirls' champs suffer outrageous theft

Sports Daily, Sep. 14, 2014 8:00 AM

DVDanger: The Battery

Jeremy Gardner and Adam Cronheim swing for the fences

Screens Daily, Sep. 13, 2014 8:00 AM

One in a Crowd: Far Western

New documentary wants to bring Japanese Country and Western home

Screens Daily, Sep. 12, 2014 3:11 PM

Abbott Complains About Davis Book Tour

Dems slam complaint as "frivolous"

News Daily, Sep. 11, 2014 5:33 PM

AISD Hunts Chief and Trustees

Superintendent Search and Board Campaigns Continue

News Feature, Sep. 11, 2014

What's Next for American YouthWorks?

TEA's closing leaves at-risk students adrift

News Feature, Sep. 11, 2014

Fantastic Fest Gives Us the Horns

Daniel Radcliffe's latest heads up final wave of films

Screens Daily, Sep. 10, 2014 12:12 PM

DVDanger: Retro Redemption

Nerd out with The Stream, Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie

Screens Daily, Sep. 6, 2014 8:00 AM

Obscene Beauty

New series Sunday Bloody Cinema makes the weekend transgressive

Screens Daily, Sep. 5, 2014 3:10 PM

Wallace Hall Has a List

UT System regent claims conspiracy as grand jury imminent

News Daily, Sep. 4, 2014 3:01 PM

Abbott Waffles on Debating Davis

Guv. candidate can't decide if he's up for a debate

News Feature, Sep. 4, 2014

Texas School Funding

Still unconstitutional

News Feature, Sep. 4, 2014

Austin ISD Offering $300,000 for New Superintendent

Candidate profile sets desirable qualities, lacks specifics

News Daily, Sep. 3, 2014 2:30 PM

Showdown in the Rio Grande Valley

Abbott's demands means audience not welcome at debate with Davis

News Daily, Sep. 2, 2014 3:30 PM

One in a Crowd: Florence and Living Springs

Barton Springs web series, plus a last ask for UT project

Screens Daily, Aug. 31, 2014 10:48 AM

DVDanger: Identity Crisis

The Double, Filth, and Moebius melt minds

Screens Daily, Aug. 30, 2014 6:00 PM

Abbott Cancels TV Debate With Davis

Attorney general pulls a Perry, will no-show after RSVPing

News Daily, Aug. 29, 2014 12:20 PM

Court Rules Texas School Finance Unconstitutional

Dietz says current system fails students, must be rebuilt

News Daily, Aug. 28, 2014 3:30 PM

Perry: Welcome to the 'Lavatory'

Perry fights charges; has an "oops"

News Feature, Aug. 28, 2014

AISD Board: Place Six

Three run to replace Moya

News Feature, Aug. 28, 2014

Sidewalk Fail

What's the worst sidewalk in Austin?

News Feature, Aug. 28, 2014

The 803 Rolls Out

News Feature, Aug. 28, 2014

Housecore Horror: Satyricon Out, Napalm Death In

UK grinders replace black metal legends

Music Daily, Aug. 27, 2014 3:45 PM

Japanese Madness Overtakes Fantastic Fest

Miike, Sono, and Studio Ghibli all added to lineup

Screens Daily, Aug. 27, 2014 2:00 PM

Hellmund's Revenge

The man that brought F1 to Austin now behind Mexican Grand Prix

News Daily, Aug. 27, 2014 8:00 AM

Richard Attenborough: Tougher Than The Rest

Recalling a 2000 meeting with the late, great director

Screens Daily, Aug. 26, 2014 2:50 PM

The Return of the Oops

Perry unclear on what charges his lawyers want dropped

News Daily, Aug. 26, 2014 7:00 AM

Naishtat to Be Released From Hospital

Internal bleeding after bike accident under control

News Daily, Aug. 24, 2014 5:42 PM

Naishtat Recovering After Accident

Biking incident results in hospitalization

News Daily, Aug. 23, 2014 7:59 PM

DVDanger: Joe Swanberg's Horrible Times

Parental perils in Proxy and The Sacrament

Screens Daily, Aug. 23, 2014 9:00 AM

Blood Over Texas Gets Fleshy

Eighties horror celebrated at the North Door

Screens Daily, Aug. 22, 2014 1:45 PM

One in a Crowd: 'More than 4 Hours'

Bryan Poyser's latest short seeks medical attention

Screens Daily, Aug. 22, 2014 9:10 AM

Perry's Third Felony?

Governor's war of words against jurors backfires with legal warning

News Daily, Aug. 22, 2014 12:01 AM

MondoCon Unleashes Loaded Lineup

Just shut up and take our money!

Screens Daily, Aug. 21, 2014 12:05 PM

Candidate Filings for AISD, ACC Seats

A last-minute deluge of candidates

News Feature, Aug. 21, 2014

Perry's Aggressive Defense

Perry stands behind his veto

News Feature, Aug. 21, 2014

Making Trouble Look Good

How Kurt Volk got to be Robert Rodriguez's go-to poster designer

Screens Feature, Aug. 21, 2014

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