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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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Who Needs Owls When You've Got No Rules?

Bush administration still slicing at environmental protections

News Daily, Aug. 12, 2008 4:50 PM

What's Johnston Now?

East Austin high gets new name

News Daily, Aug. 11, 2008 8:51 PM

Why Rick Is No Dick

As list of GOP vice-presidential hopefuls shortens, Texans are absent.

News Daily, Aug. 11, 2008 4:36 PM

HD-55 And the Other Texas Two-Step

Bell County seat to have special and general election on same day.

News Daily, Aug. 8, 2008 5:11 PM

Hang With the TXRG This Weekend

Double-header of fundraisers this weekend: One for the Texas Rollergirls, one with them

Sports Daily, Aug. 8, 2008 1:00 PM

Where Were You on March 4?

Texas Libertarian Party wants lists from Travis County GOP

News Daily, Aug. 8, 2008 11:49 AM

Just Add Students

The new Eastside high school takes issue

News Feature, Aug. 8, 2008

ACC Eastside: Making College Real

Giving ACC a presence at East Austin high schools

News Feature, Aug. 8, 2008

Remembering Anderson: What Not to Do

Lessons learned from desegregation

News Feature, Aug. 8, 2008

Name That School!

Cesar Chavez and East Side are among the top name choices

News Feature, Aug. 8, 2008

Enchanted Forest Not Out of the Woods

It could be a year before the forest is all up to code

News Feature, Aug. 8, 2008

AISD Scores TAKS Victories

TAKS ratings improve for many AISD schools

News Feature, Aug. 8, 2008

Patterson Lobs Another Christmas Surprise

Public access to Christmas Mountains is still uncertain

News Feature, Aug. 8, 2008

State GOP Fears Libertarian Upset

Republicans see the future, and it is the Libertarian Party of Texas!

News Feature, Aug. 8, 2008

Dixon Defends Craddick. Ish.

LPT chair says Dems shouldn't be so happy that Craddick looks miserable

News Daily, Aug. 7, 2008 4:30 PM

Dingus Hits Craddick in Libertarian Weak Spot

Will the Libertarians be this election's king-makers?

News Daily, Aug. 6, 2008 5:17 PM

PETA Pokes Perry Over Jelly Bellies

Animal rights group encouraging Texans to lose weight

News Daily, Aug. 5, 2008 4:47 PM

How the Hotrods Took the Gold

Hotrod Honeys dominate Hell Marys to take championship, Hustlers fall to Honky Tonk Heartbreakers

Sports Daily, Aug. 4, 2008 9:40 PM

Graham: It's The Base, Stupid

South Carolina senator gets dirty over claims Obama is on the low road

News Daily, Aug. 4, 2008 3:20 PM

And Your 2008 TXRG Champs Are ...

Hotrod Honeys finally get the championship

Sports Daily, Aug. 4, 2008 2:46 AM

Texas Rollergirls Championship Tonight

3-0 Hotrod Honeys take on 2007 champion Hell Marys for flat track title

Sports Daily, Aug. 3, 2008 12:12 PM

Dig Deep for Fire Victims

Benefit today for displaced survivors of last weekend's three alarm fire.

News Daily, Aug. 2, 2008 11:49 AM

Wal-Mart: One Stance on Dems, Get One Free

Wal-Mart gives money to Dems, warns employees about their pro-union policies

News Daily, Aug. 1, 2008 3:37 PM

Peppers get Better(s)

FDA gives all-clear to domestic peppers, warns about jalapeño and serrano from Mexico.

News Daily, Aug. 1, 2008 1:14 PM

Permit Woes

South Austin art and music venue trying to reopen

News Feature, Aug. 1, 2008

Nader Stumps for Prez

Remember Ralph Nader? He's running for president again.

News Feature, Aug. 1, 2008

Dingus Don't Like Craddick and ALEC

Craddick challenger lambasts speaker over "special interest" award.

News Daily, Jul. 31, 2008 3:07 PM

Enchanted Forest Raises Bigger Questions

Mayor's office questioning how permitting process really works.

News Daily, Jul. 31, 2008 10:54 AM

Roller Derby Dream Team Time

Last call for the real fantasy rollerderby extravaganza

Sports Daily, Jul. 30, 2008 6:03 PM

Craddick Praised for Leadership

Speaker in Chicago for American Legislative Exchange Council award

News Daily, Jul. 30, 2008 4:45 PM

Stylin' and Profilin' at Netroots

Chronicle news staff invited to GQ party at Netroots. Yes, we were surprised too.

News Daily, Jul. 30, 2008 3:58 PM

Karl's Contempt for Congress is Mutual

House Judiciary Committee splits along party lines to recommend

News Daily, Jul. 30, 2008 12:46 PM

Texecutioners Take a Tumble

TXRG travel team slips in Women’s Flat Track Derby Association ranking

Sports Daily, Jul. 29, 2008 10:55 AM

Netroots Farewell

Convention reminds progressives to look beyond November

News Feature, Jul. 25, 2008

Goodbye, Texas; Hello, Pennsylvania

What's next for the Netroots? Penn.

News Feature, Jul. 25, 2008

John Dean on Bush

The former White House counsel reveals just how far we've (not) come since Nixon

News Feature, Jul. 25, 2008

A Conversation With John Dean

News Feature, Jul. 25, 2008

Robot Chicken: Star Wars

This spoof is sure to keep that inner problem child happy

Screens Review, Jul. 25, 2008

Enchanted and PACE, Not Enchanted Vs. PACE

PACE spokesman calls to calm the flames of outrage about Enchanted Forest

News Daily, Jul. 24, 2008 5:42 PM

Bush Should Know About Drunk

Dubya talks economics and housing prices in Houston. Nation removes jaw from floor.

News Daily, Jul. 23, 2008 4:12 PM

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