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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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UT Budget Cuts

Few are claiming responsibility for the decision to shut down UT's Cactus Cafe and informal classes

News Feature, Feb. 12, 2010

Shami's Shale Flail

Dissecting the latest attack on Bill White

News Daily, Feb. 10, 2010 7:30 AM

Austin Gets Spiked

Buffy's best big bad booked for Wizard World

Books Daily, Feb. 9, 2010 8:37 PM

White vs. Shami, Round One

Who won the Democratic governor's debate? (UPDATED)

News Daily, Feb. 8, 2010 11:38 PM

Re-Dunking the Tea Bag

Looking back on our first Medina mention

News Daily, Feb. 8, 2010 2:50 PM

Texies and the City

Council's new partnership with flat-track Roller Derby league (video)

Sports Daily, Feb. 7, 2010 1:03 PM

Powers on the Spot

Footage from the UT budget town hall [video]

News Daily, Feb. 5, 2010 8:00 AM

'A' Is for Axed: UT Chops Cactus, Cuts Classes

What will the loss of the Cactus Cafe and informal classes mean to the UT community?

News Feature, Feb. 5, 2010

Muffing the MRF

Who's left to bid on running the city's recycling facility?

News Feature, Feb. 5, 2010

Dome Sweet Dome

Nonprofit seeks to deliver durable homes to Haiti

News Feature, Feb. 5, 2010

Texas Union Faculty: We Didn't Know

Member says board was not told about Cactus Cafe closure proposal

News Daily, Feb. 4, 2010 3:49 PM

White's Money

Democratic Houston ex-mayor leads gubernatorial fund raising

News Daily, Feb. 3, 2010 3:00 PM

Cactus Showdown at ACES

UT president Bill Powers to discuss university budget cuts today

News Daily, Feb. 2, 2010 1:27 PM

UT Axing Cactus Cafe, Informal Classes

Union board "phasing out" two campus institutions in August

News Daily, Jan. 31, 2010 11:58 AM

Hustlers: London or Bust

Texas Rollergirls kick off fundraising drive with silent auction

Sports Daily, Jan. 30, 2010 2:18 PM

Banked-Track Update

Lonestar Rollergirls say 'Hi 2010, bye Convention Center'

Sports Daily, Jan. 30, 2010 8:52 AM

Ghost Riding

Wizard World confirms first Austin guests

Screens Daily, Jan. 29, 2010 4:37 PM

Endorse-o-Rama 2010

Travis Co. Dem clubs backing White, Gilbert, favor Earle for lite guv

News Daily, Jan. 29, 2010 12:30 PM

AISD Ponders a Budget Fix

News Feature, Jan. 29, 2010

Children's Zone: Can Harlem Come to Austin?

Travis County groups are competing to become part of a grand experiment

News Feature, Jan. 29, 2010

Ruling: 'A Raging Flashflood of Corporate Money'

News Feature, Jan. 29, 2010

Segretti, Rove, O'Keefe

Dirty tricks against Laundrieu seem Nixonian and Rovian

News Daily, Jan. 28, 2010 1:58 PM

Enterprise Fund Carrying Too Many Ones?

TPJ accuses Perry of over-inflating impact of TEF

News Daily, Jan. 27, 2010 2:00 PM

Spinning Wheels and Spinning Discs

Big day for Derby with 'Whip It' and WFTDA rankings both released

Sports Daily, Jan. 26, 2010 2:15 PM

The Rasmussen Way

Leading pollster defends his methodology

News Daily, Jan. 24, 2010 10:38 AM

Fed School Funding

Teachers' unions say Race to the Top places too much emphasis on testing

News Feature, Jan. 22, 2010

Campaign Finance Reports

Cash makes the contender

News Feature, Jan. 22, 2010

UPDATE 6: Shots Fired on Capitol Grounds

Fausto Cardenas charged with deadly conduct

News Daily, Jan. 21, 2010 4:44 PM

AISD Headed Back to Exigency?

Memo paints bleak portrait of school district budget

News Daily, Jan. 21, 2010 8:56 AM

Where Is My Mind?

Texas Republicans and Democrats overreact to Massachusetts

News Daily, Jan. 20, 2010 3:41 PM

Money Makes Campaigns Go Round

First finance reports for the primary season in Travis County

News Daily, Jan. 19, 2010 4:00 PM

Perry's Margin

New poll resurrects specter of GOP primary run-off

News Daily, Jan. 18, 2010 5:30 PM

Whammy Round-Up

Texas Rollergirls gather for annual awards

Sports Daily, Jan. 18, 2010 2:23 PM

The Politics of Debating

What Medina's GOP debate inclusion and exclusion means for White and Shami

News Daily, Jan. 17, 2010 3:59 PM

Flat-Track Fan Faves

Last chance to vote in the Texas Rollergirl Whammy awards

Sports Daily, Jan. 16, 2010 7:03 PM

A New Budget Shell Game

Request for five percent agency spending cut doesn't add up

News Daily, Jan. 16, 2010 8:00 AM

Are They Dreaming? Local Republicans Rattle Awake.

Travis GOP aims to turn county blue

News Feature, Jan. 15, 2010

Texas Lege: The Shape of Things to Come

Wentworth predicts redistricting disaster

News Feature, Jan. 15, 2010

Frozen Assets: AWU and the Busted Pipes

Winter weather poses infrastructure challenges

News Feature, Jan. 15, 2010

Top Gear: Seasons 11 and 12

There's a joyous skin-of-their-teeth incompetency any time Top Gear's hapless hosts get near a steering wheel

Screens Review, Jan. 15, 2010

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