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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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Get Your Mulch On

City offering limited amount of free gardening supply

News Daily, Jan. 12, 2010 3:32 PM

Texas Nationalists for Medina

Medina picks up endorsement from secession-touting group

News Daily, Jan. 12, 2010 2:47 PM

Fort Worth (Still) Blue

GOP House hopeful out after filing blunder

News Daily, Jan. 11, 2010 3:40 PM

Pushy Polls

GOP gubernatorial candidates accused of massaging the message in the numbers

News Daily, Jan. 9, 2010 4:33 PM

Execution Exaggeration

Lies, damned lies and statistics muddy the impact of the death penalty

News Daily, Jan. 8, 2010 4:53 PM

And They're Off!

Primary filings reveal a who's who of contenders

News Feature, Jan. 8, 2010

Does the Open Meetings Act Go Too Far?

Pflugerville joins other Texas cities in challenging portions of the Texas Open Meetings Act

News Feature, Jan. 8, 2010

GOP Speed Dating

Senate candidate Serafine and others meet the press

News Daily, Jan. 7, 2010 1:30 PM

Wizard World in the ATX

Austin gets on the comics convention circuit

Screens Daily, Jan. 6, 2010 5:00 PM

Primary Filings: The Republicans

Texas GOP rallies challengers for both party's incumbents

News Daily, Jan. 6, 2010 4:30 PM

Primary Filings: The Democrats

Breaking down the election filings for the Dems

News Daily, Jan. 5, 2010 4:05 PM

Primaries Set

Filing closes, with some last minute surprises

News Daily, Jan. 4, 2010 11:59 PM

Election Update, 1/4/10

File 'em if you've got 'em

News Daily, Jan. 4, 2010 8:00 AM

Images From Ikkicon

Cosplay action at Austin's Anime convention

Screens Daily, Jan. 3, 2010 8:00 PM

Top 9 Local Stories

News Feature, Jan. 1, 2010

Top 9 State Stories

News Feature, Jan. 1, 2010

Top 9 Lege Stories

News Feature, Jan. 1, 2010

Election Update, 12/29/09

Only two business days lefts to file

News Daily, Dec. 29, 2009 7:00 PM

And Then There Were 71

Frank Corte latest longstanding Lege GOPer to step down

News Daily, Dec. 29, 2009 3:32 PM

Katz Going Ahead

Austin deli owner filing Friday for Dem lite guv race

News Daily, Dec. 28, 2009 11:40 AM

Texies Into 2010

Texas Rollergirls' schedule starting to fill out

Sports Daily, Dec. 27, 2009 3:32 PM

HD 47: Playing Rough in GOP Primary

Workman goes negative on Turner

News Feature, Dec. 25, 2009

Konnichiwa, Austin!

Celebrating Japanese animation and pop culture at IkkiCon IV

Screens Feature, Dec. 25, 2009

The Penguin With the Pulitzer

Berkeley Breathed on putting Opus to bed and what comes next

Books Feature, Dec. 25, 2009

Afghan Thoughts

Elections and reconstruction expert Dan Grant discusses the presidential plan

News Daily, Dec. 23, 2009 1:53 PM

Election Update, 12/23/09

Guess which Travis Co. Dem drew a surprise GOP opponent?

News Daily, Dec. 23, 2009 12:25 AM

Art Against Cancer

The Art Bra project turns a calendar into a really thoughtful gift

Design Daily, Dec. 22, 2009 12:30 PM

Election Update 12/20/09

Earle gets in, Isett out, Miles versus Edwards round three in Houston

News Daily, Dec. 20, 2009 1:00 PM

Workman Carpetbags Turner

HD-47 GOP hopeful Paul Workman goes after primary opponent early

News Daily, Dec. 19, 2009 8:56 PM

Happy Derby Day (Video)

Mayor proclaims Dec. 18 Texas Rollergirl Day

News Daily, Dec. 18, 2009 12:51 PM

Running the UT Numbers

Unless you're the football coach, budgetary times are dire

News Feature, Dec. 18, 2009

Capitol Dome to Get a Face-Lift

State Preservation Board announces a year of renovations

News Feature, Dec. 18, 2009

Keel Repeat

Former state rep to head up Texas Facilities Commission

News Daily, Dec. 17, 2009 3:47 PM

Election Update: 12/16/09

Battle lines drawn in State Board of Ed, HD-47 fights

News Daily, Dec. 16, 2009 4:53 PM

Kinky's Questions

Campaign consultant Colin Strother explains the Friedman Dem race switch

News Daily, Dec. 14, 2009 4:56 PM

Dem Guv Uproar

Shami files; Gilbert vs. Kinky for Gov becomes Gilbert vs. Kinky for Ag Commish

News Daily, Dec. 14, 2009 1:43 PM

Inside the Dome (Video)

Behind-the-scenes footage of what needs repairing in the Capitol

Design Daily, Dec. 12, 2009 10:25 PM

Capitol Investment

State Preservation Board announces months of repairs to Capitol Dome

News Daily, Dec. 11, 2009 4:02 PM

Weekend Election Update

Filings still trickle in, but now there's a real primary

News Daily, Dec. 11, 2009 10:32 AM

Guv's Race Shuffle

White shifts to the governor's race, and the candidate lineup follows

News Feature, Dec. 11, 2009

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