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Richard Whittaker

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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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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

Enchanted Forest Gets Organized

Community gets behind South Austin art institution.

News Daily, Jul. 23, 2008 2:35 PM

Meme and Response

How to hold Congress accountable in nine easy cents.

News Daily, Jul. 23, 2008 12:47 PM

The Pre-Pre-Get-Out-the-Vote Effort

Travis County Dems continue pre-November ground work

News Daily, Jul. 23, 2008 10:08 AM

Gramm Gets Huffy

McCain sidekick blames Democrats for his departure from campaign.

News Daily, Jul. 22, 2008 12:14 PM

Netroots: Next Stop, Pittsburgh

Blogger convention to head north next year, Austin progressives recovering

News Daily, Jul. 21, 2008 5:08 PM

Bell Files for SD-17

Former U.S. Congressman to run in Galveston State Senate seat

News Daily, Jul. 21, 2008 2:33 PM

Gore was Here

The former vice-president's appearance wows the Netroots Nation.

News Daily, Jul. 21, 2008 12:01 AM

Jones and the Green Economy

Netroots Nation closing keynote put the 2008 election in terrifying perspective

News Daily, Jul. 20, 2008 4:31 PM

Barr? Here? Really?

Libertarian presidential candidate makes surprise stop by Netroots Nation.

News Daily, Jul. 19, 2008 3:57 PM

The Dry Wit of Antonin Scalia

Lawrence Lessig shares a Justice Scalia story with the netroots

News Daily, Jul. 19, 2008 2:07 PM

Katrina and the Lessons Not Learned

New documentary about Hurricane Katrina uses old footage to teach the same lessons.

News Daily, Jul. 19, 2008 1:06 PM

More Gore and Extra Pelosi

Gore and Pelosi take questions from the Netroots floor.

News Daily, Jul. 19, 2008 11:43 AM

Surprise Guest at Netroots

Al Gore turns up for Netroots Nation.

News Daily, Jul. 19, 2008 10:20 AM

Pelosi on the Spot - UPDATE

House speaker starts two-hour Q&A at Netroots Nation

News Daily, Jul. 19, 2008 9:56 AM

It's the Issues, Stupid

How the mainstream media is letting down ... its reporters?

News Daily, Jul. 19, 2008 9:48 AM

Eastside High Needs You

Austin ISD holding enrollment fair for Eastide High campus today.

News Daily, Jul. 19, 2008 9:07 AM

Harris on the Colorado

Houston-area Democratic hopefuls at NetRoots Nation

News Daily, Jul. 18, 2008 12:49 PM

Bringing the Net to Austin

How Netroots Nation selected Austin for its meet-up for bloggers

News Feature, Jul. 18, 2008

Republicans on the Defense

Conservatives aim to prove their own blog-worthiness at the Defending the American Dream Summit this weekend

News Feature, Jul. 18, 2008

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