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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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Charter Advocates Advocate for Charters

Widely touted study or request for funds and deregulation?

News Daily, Dec. 8, 2009 12:10 PM

Election Update, 12/7/09

Dukes files, WilCo GOP primaries pick up speed

News Daily, Dec. 7, 2009 10:58 PM

Gilbert's Sauce/Goose/Gander Moment

Parsing Hank Gilbert's switch from gov to ag commissioner race

News Daily, Dec. 6, 2009 3:27 PM

In It To Win It

UPDATED: First two day's filings for 2010 elections in Travis County

News Daily, Dec. 6, 2009 10:45 AM

White for Gov

Houston mayor jumps from senate race

News Daily, Dec. 4, 2009 12:31 PM

Solid Waste Services

Toward a greener future

News Feature, Dec. 4, 2009

Let the Filing Begin

Political hopefuls: Get your paperwork in order

News Feature, Dec. 4, 2009

Back in the Saddle

Sen. Kirk Watson files for Senate, ending statewide speculation

News Daily, Dec. 3, 2009 4:40 PM

Protecting (Intellectual) Property

GOP attack ad on Bill White may face copyright questions

News Daily, Dec. 3, 2009 3:35 PM

See You Friday, Bill

Houston mayor to make announcement on switching primaries Friday

News Daily, Dec. 2, 2009 6:00 PM

Lincoln, NEone?

WFTDA announces locations for 2010 regionals, Texies plan for boot camp

Sports Daily, Dec. 2, 2009 4:30 PM

What TYC Security?

Perry appointee bounced from youth prisons job after two months

News Daily, Dec. 1, 2009 3:21 PM

The Smith Smears

Euless Republican draws primary challenger for "Romeo and Juliet" bill

News Daily, Dec. 1, 2009 9:17 AM

Ogden In, Gattis Out

Republicans bringing back the man that broke the 2009 budget to fix the 2011 budget

News Daily, Nov. 30, 2009 9:24 AM

Legeland Update

White's short long weekend, returning reps and a Capitol Christmas

News Daily, Nov. 29, 2009 9:00 AM

Ronnie the RINO

Would Pres. Reagan would have failed the eponymous proposed GOP orthodoxy test?

News Daily, Nov. 28, 2009 11:08 AM

Carstarphen's Vision

AISD superintendent envisions a brighter, smarter district

News Feature, Nov. 27, 2009

Some Guy Named Schieffer Drops Out of Guv's Race

Withdrawal announcement opens a whole new ball game for Dems

News Feature, Nov. 27, 2009

Something to Keep the Coffee Table Company

The season's best oversized books

Books Feature, Nov. 27, 2009

Electric Skaterland

Austin births a Roller Derby renaissance

Sports Feature, Nov. 27, 2009

How to Play Women's Roller Derby, Texas Rollergirls-Style (a Very Simple Guide)

Sports Feature, Nov. 27, 2009

From Playland 2003 to Philly 2009

The growth of the Texas Rollergirls and the Women's Flat Track Derby Association

Sports Feature, Nov. 27, 2009

No Thanksgiving for State Retirees

Attorney general blames lawmakers for missing legal way to make one-off payment

News Daily, Nov. 24, 2009 4:06 PM

Guessing Gilbert

Parsing the response to the 'White for Gov' movement

News Daily, Nov. 24, 2009 12:46 PM

Bill White: See You Dec. 4

Houston Mayor responds to Schieffer request by saying still considering

News Daily, Nov. 23, 2009 4:51 PM

Rumor Mill in High Gear

Speculation of Democratic slate shaping up

News Daily, Nov. 23, 2009 1:51 PM

Schieffer Out, White Swapping?

Governor hopeful expected to back Houston mayor to switch from Senate race

News Daily, Nov. 23, 2009 1:03 PM

Engineering Extinction Event

Why Texas needs more walking dinosaurs

News Daily, Nov. 22, 2009 4:43 PM

Philly Finale

Texas Rollergirls take second in national finals

Sports Daily, Nov. 15, 2009 6:26 PM

Texies Twice as Nice

Texecutioners take first slot in WFTDA championship bout

Sports Daily, Nov. 14, 2009 8:52 PM

Texecutioners in Philly

Texas Rollergirls massacre Boston in their first bout at WFTDA Nationals

Sports Daily, Nov. 14, 2009 1:22 PM

Del Valle ISD

The Del Valle district would rather not deal with parents

News Feature, Nov. 13, 2009

Legeland Update

Sunset shuffles, forensic fights, defections and campaign filings

News Daily, Nov. 12, 2009 3:37 PM

No Trail of Lights

City announces Zilker Tree Holiday Festival instead of traditional illuminated promenade

News Daily, Nov. 12, 2009 2:37 PM

Progressing in the Economy

Austin and Houston, making Texas look good

News Daily, Nov. 11, 2009 4:00 PM

MetroRail at Dusk

CapMetro announces evening testing for Red Line

News Daily, Nov. 11, 2009 2:00 PM

Fox Versus Grouch

News Corp. fans take on the evils of Sesame Street

News Daily, Nov. 10, 2009 3:32 PM

Texecutioners Make Their Demands

TXRG has a few little requests before the WFTDA nationals (video)

Sports Daily, Nov. 10, 2009 2:06 PM

Scott's Softer Tone

The strange thawing between TEA and AISD

News Daily, Nov. 9, 2009 5:44 PM

Hopson Hops the Fence

Jacksonville Dem to run as Republican

News Daily, Nov. 6, 2009 11:54 AM

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