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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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Netroots Now!

Progressive blogger convention opens today.

News Daily, Jul. 17, 2008 12:50 PM

Darfur Update

International Criminal Court pushing for war crime prosecution in Sudan, local activists respond.

News Daily, Jul. 16, 2008 11:05 AM

The Internet Conservatives are Coming!

Grover Norquist and Robert Novak to talk at right-wing Web convention

News Daily, Jul. 15, 2008 4:33 PM

The Lighter Side of Black

Perry's press guy explains why he's leaving.

News Daily, Jul. 15, 2008 3:43 PM

Black Out of the Press Room

Long-time Perry consigliere Robert Black stands down as communications director

News Daily, Jul. 14, 2008 3:50 PM

Anarchy at Dove Springs

Anarchy Championship Wrestling comes back to Austin

Sports Daily, Jul. 14, 2008 2:06 PM

That Would be an Ecumenical Issue

Methodists step up protest against new Bush presidential library

News Daily, Jul. 14, 2008 9:06 AM

Implausible Deniability

When did McCain first know Phil Gramm, and what did he know about him?

News Daily, Jul. 11, 2008 2:22 PM

Bloggers and Pamphleteers

Karl Frisch and Lawrence Lessig on netroots politics

News Feature, Jul. 11, 2008

Netroots Thumbnail

Becoming visible together

News Feature, Jul. 11, 2008

Dispatches From Darfur

Austinites Rio Tenango and Leah Pries take their activism, and their aliases, all the way to Africa

News Feature, Jul. 11, 2008

Which Way for Puerto Rico? Ask McClintock.

Puerto Rican Sen. Kenneth McClintock stopped in Austin last week with some words of comfort for Dems ... for now, anyway

News Feature, Jul. 11, 2008

Alive in Necropolis

Austin author Doug Dorst marries literary playfulness with a gritty, yet supernatural police procedural

Books Review, Jul. 11, 2008

Pickens in the Wind

Texas oil man trying to make green energy presidential issue

News Daily, Jul. 10, 2008 10:43 AM

Elmo May Be in for Odessa Special Election

Libertarian may be running in both special and general election in House District 81

News Daily, Jul. 9, 2008 2:43 PM

Shapleigh on the Border

El Paso senator lays down the law on what's really important on cross-border crime

News Daily, Jul. 9, 2008 1:03 PM

Brimer and Davis Back to Court

Senate District 10 race gets legal challenge (again)

News Daily, Jul. 8, 2008 6:16 PM

Elections Two-for-One in Odessa

Perry calls special election for same day as regular election in House District 81

News Daily, Jul. 8, 2008 3:40 PM

Dems Hopping Away From the Texas Two-Step

TDP starts reviewing the two-step presidential delegate system.

News Daily, Jul. 7, 2008 3:20 PM

Hotrods, Hell Marys for TXRG Championship

Honky Tonk Heartbreakers fail to break points deficit, finalizing championship line-up

Sports Daily, Jul. 7, 2008 12:31 PM

Johnston High School Is Dead; Long Live ...?

Johnston High will get a new name and perhaps a new lease on life

News Feature, Jul. 4, 2008

Craddick Rebuked for Reps' Rule-Breaking

News Feature, Jul. 4, 2008

Computer Crash? Call a PI!

A new law pertaining to private investigators may inadvertently require your computer tech to take on a whole new career

News Feature, Jul. 4, 2008

Dukes Recovering From Surgery

Austin state rep underwent two procedures Monday

News Daily, Jul. 2, 2008 1:39 PM

TXRG: Heartbreakers Hope to Break Some Hearts

End of regular season puts all-or-nothing spotlight on Honky Tonk Heartbreakers

Sports Daily, Jul. 1, 2008 5:30 PM

Score None for the Judicial Process

DNA testing overturns 22-year-old rape conviction, but nine years too late

News Daily, Jul. 1, 2008 4:16 PM

Justices Get Jumped on for Jessica's Law

Texas lawmakers bemoan Supreme Court decision barring executions for child abuse

News Daily, Jul. 1, 2008 10:59 AM

Cornyn's Coat Calamity

Texas senator tries to dress down Chuck Schumer and Jon Stewart over dress-up jokes

News Daily, Jun. 27, 2008 4:56 PM

McClellan Takes the Mic

On tour with his new book, 'What Happened,' the former White House press secretary made a hometown pit stop

News Feature, Jun. 27, 2008

Now That's a ROT of Money

News Feature, Jun. 27, 2008

Mr. Rose Goes to Washington

Dripping Springs state rep to give Congressional testimony on Pedernales Electric Cooperative

News Daily, Jun. 25, 2008 5:05 PM

When Geek Squad Becomes Geek Posse

State regs would force computer repair firms to get private investigator license

News Daily, Jun. 25, 2008 2:22 PM

Texecutioners Take Gotham Beat-Down

Texas Rollergirls takes significant loss, redeeming win at East Coast Derby Extravaganza

Sports Daily, Jun. 25, 2008 10:55 AM

Dusty the Mystery Horse

APD charges police horse attacked, but doing well.

News Daily, Jun. 24, 2008 3:28 PM

Perry's Pals Get Green, or Just Greenwashed?

Governor gets some on-line help from the food industry in his push against ethanol

News Daily, Jun. 23, 2008 5:24 PM

McClellan, Salinger and Ziegler

Where does the former Bush spokesman fit into the history of the office?

News Daily, Jun. 21, 2008 10:39 AM

City Hall High Tea

This week, guest host Richard Whittaker takes the reins to witness Place 4 City Council candidate Laura Morrison kick opponent Cid Galindo to the curb

News Daily, Jun. 20, 2008 10:50 PM

Homeless Community Put on Hold

Council member calls for one year moratorium on planned homeless community

News Daily, Jun. 20, 2008 4:43 PM

Austin Area Economy Better Than TX, National

Austin-Round Rock area adding jobs, but jobless stats rise slightly

News Daily, Jun. 20, 2008 11:06 AM

Who Did He Serve?

Scott McClellan on Bush, bipartisanship, loyalty, and duty

News Feature, Jun. 20, 2008

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