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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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Shapleigh Not Running in 2010

El Paso state senator stepping away after 12 years in the Capitol

News Daily, Oct. 16, 2009 12:45 PM

So Over Grover

Norquist, Perry join anti-tax forces

News Feature, Oct. 16, 2009

City of Crimson

AIDS Services of Austin's Micah King talks red buildings and AIDS Walk Austin (video)

News Daily, Oct. 15, 2009 4:20 PM

Scott's Challenge

Commissioner of Education tells critics to "bring it"

News Daily, Oct. 14, 2009 3:47 PM

Cats for Calvello

Hellcats take the TXRD Lonestar title while Cherry Bombs suffer injuries

Sports Daily, Oct. 13, 2009 4:00 PM

White Cane Day

Austin to host nation's largest White Cane Day parade

News Daily, Oct. 12, 2009 3:44 PM

Calvello Cup '09

TXRD Lonestar banked track derby championship this Saturday

Sports Daily, Oct. 9, 2009 4:57 PM

Sales Tax in the Tank

Comptroller reports 12.5% drop in sales tax revenue

News Daily, Oct. 9, 2009 12:20 PM

Throwdown at Travis High

LULAC, NAACP square off against principal

News Feature, Oct. 9, 2009

Coheed & Cambria

Music Review, Oct. 9, 2009

Desk Shuffle at Sunset

Lt. Gov. Dewhurst promotes, appoints new members to oversight committee

News Daily, Oct. 8, 2009 4:22 PM

Craddick's Cash

Texans for Public Justice file ethics complaint about former speaker

News Daily, Oct. 7, 2009 2:00 PM

Claudio Sanchez: My Life in Comics

Coheed and Cambria frontman explains how he will Kill Audio

Books Daily, Oct. 7, 2009 1:07 PM

Austin Energy Chief to Retire

Environmental innovator Roger Duncan announces he is stepping down in 2010

News Daily, Oct. 7, 2009 11:41 AM

Meet the Real Babe Ruthless

Whip It inspirations putting on the Ritz

Sports Daily, Oct. 6, 2009 5:35 PM

HD 48 Heats Up

Ex-banker Glenn Bass to challenge Rep. Donna Howard in general election

News Daily, Oct. 5, 2009 10:49 AM


Rejected by AISD, Community Education Partners blames an academic paper – and sues its author

News Feature, Oct. 2, 2009

Tough Enough

Whip It director Drew Barrymore and scribe Shauna Cross roll with the punches

Screens Feature, Oct. 2, 2009

Fantastic Fest: 'Fireball'

Basketball, Muay Thai style

Screens Daily, Oct. 1, 2009 12:10 PM

Fantastic Fest: 'Kaifeck Murder'

Bavaria: Come for the beer, stay for the rituals

Screens Daily, Oct. 1, 2009 9:56 AM

Fantastic Fest: 'Hausu'

This is your brain. This is your brain on Hausu

Screens Daily, Sep. 30, 2009 7:13 PM

Fantastic Fest: 'House of the Devil'

1983 is back from the grave

Screens Daily, Sep. 30, 2009 12:36 PM

Fantastic Fest: 'Mandrill'

Assassination adventure proves exploitation cinema is still cool in Chile

Screens Daily, Sep. 29, 2009 1:55 PM

Fantastic Fest: 'Cropsey'

FF's documentary interloper has something terrifying to say about urban myth

Screens Daily, Sep. 29, 2009 10:19 AM

Fantastic Fest: 'Macabre'

Indonesian horror hits a deep vein of social commentary

Screens Daily, Sep. 29, 2009 2:14 AM

Fantastic Fest: Paramount Premieres

George Romero and John C. Reilly takes the stage as part of FF's four premieres in three nights

Screens Daily, Sep. 27, 2009 2:35 PM

Fantastic Fest: 'Trick'r Treat'

Anthology delight gets a big screen adventure before DVD release

Screens Daily, Sep. 26, 2009 12:02 PM

Fantastic Fest: 'Smash Cut'

Saying "Mwah, mwah, mwah" to Herschell Gordon Lewis

Screens Daily, Sep. 26, 2009 10:25 AM

Smith Prescribes a Spoonful of Tort Reform

Lamar Smith calls for tort reform in the health care bill

News Feature, Sep. 25, 2009

Will Border Crackdown Cause Ranger Drain?

Perry dispatches Texas Rangers to the border

News Feature, Sep. 25, 2009

Coheed & Cambria

Music Feature, Sep. 25, 2009



Music Feature, Sep. 25, 2009

White Lies

To Lose My Life ...

Music Feature, Sep. 25, 2009

Sharp Dressed Man

Senate hopeful shows he's popular with the ladies, electorally speaking (video)

News Daily, Sep. 23, 2009 1:54 PM

The Indictment Tango

DeLay's fancy footwork works on TV, but will it keep him out of court?

News Daily, Sep. 22, 2009 4:54 PM

Dr. Smith's Patented Tort Reform

Putting the claim that limiting medical liability will save health care

News Daily, Sep. 21, 2009 1:49 PM

DNC Does the Texas Waltz

National Dems have high hopes for Texas ... one of these days

News Feature, Sep. 18, 2009

Landfill Will Top Mount Bonnell in Height

TCEQ OKs landfill's march toward Austin's highest point

News Feature, Sep. 18, 2009

The Numbers Game

Perry, Hutchison remain in statistical tie

News Daily, Sep. 17, 2009 3:24 PM

Legeland at the DNC: Hank Gilbert

Dem governor race hopeful discusses why he's running for the mansion (video)

News Daily, Sep. 17, 2009 9:11 AM

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