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Richard Whittaker


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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Texas Giveth Cancer Funding With One Hand ...

As Governor Rick Perry prepares for a huge investment in one anti-cancer program, another face financial ruin.

News Daily, Feb. 8, 2007 9:16 AM

Reptiles in the Rotunda

There's something slithering in the State House.

News Daily, Feb. 7, 2007 11:58 AM

Iraq: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Did the Pentagon deliberately hide evidence of a friendly fire incident in Iraq from British courts?

News Daily, Feb. 6, 2007 12:13 PM

Curse Them Kids, With Their New Technamanology

What does Rick Perry have against Web cams, and the Statesman have against bloggers?

News Daily, Feb. 5, 2007 9:47 AM

Compare and Contrast

Will Phil King still deny the existence of global warming after the United Nation's latest report?

News Daily, Feb. 5, 2007 8:30 AM

Katrina Past, Katrina Present, Katrina's Future

UN scientists warn that Katrina-style weather disasters will become more common. Is Texas (or anyone) ready for more storms or the refugees that come with them?

News Daily, Feb. 2, 2007 2:37 PM

Intervention: Confronting the Real Risks of Genetic Engineering and Life on a Biotech Planet

Books Review, Feb. 2, 2007

New Technology, Old Bad Habits

How will students deal with the dorm of the future, and how will they afford it?

News Daily, Feb. 1, 2007 1:42 PM

A Tale of Two Cities Being Flipped Off

Where Boston sees terrorists, Austin sees aliens advertising a movie.

News Daily, Feb. 1, 2007 11:34 AM

If at First (and Second, and Third) You Don't Succeed...

Rep. Carl Issett is re-introducing a tax bill that has failed three times before. But does he have more powerful allies to shove it through this time?

News Daily, Jan. 31, 2007 8:13 PM

Rudy, You Got some 'Splainin' to Do!

Presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani will be in Texas tomorrow fundraising, but could America's Mayor be hamstrung by Iraq?

News Daily, Jan. 31, 2007 12:32 PM

Carrion Crisis in Comal County

Think Austin's grackles are a problem? Try a hundred vultures instead.

News Daily, Jan. 30, 2007 4:10 PM

The Old He Said, He Said

Did Speaker Craddick really snub Rep. Jim Pitts in committee selections?

News Daily, Jan. 29, 2007 2:29 PM

Call him Chairman Patrick

After his pro-Craddick speech during the speaker debate, how has Rep. Patrick Rose done in the new committee listings?

News Daily, Jan. 27, 2007 1:20 PM

Here's Your Committees … See Ya!

Texas House Speaker Tom Craddick has finally announced his committee selection: but which Austin-area reps got what?

News Daily, Jan. 27, 2007 12:13 PM

Birth of a (Sorta) Environmentalist

State rep. Phil King denies he opposes all emissions regulation. Just whatever may cause global warming.

News Daily, Jan. 26, 2007 3:43 PM

Ice Ice Craddick

Top 10 reasons Craddick can't announce his committee appointments.

News Daily, Jan. 26, 2007 12:36 PM

Strategy and Strategery

Luke Meyer and Andrew Neel on Darkon and the real-world implications of role players at war

Screens Feature, Jan. 26, 2007

A Tale of Two Patricks

News Daily, Jan. 25, 2007 12:33 PM

Can Fewer Texas Lobbyists in DC Mean More Clout for the State?

News Daily, Jan. 19, 2007 12:53 PM

Pitts Pulls Out, Craddick to Keep the Speaker's Chair

News Daily, Jan. 9, 2007 5:27 PM

Liveblogging the Lege Part Three

News Daily, Jan. 9, 2007 3:21 PM

Liveblogging the Lege Part Two

News Daily, Jan. 9, 2007 1:29 PM

Shopping Austin's Vintage Vanguard

Features Feature, Dec. 8, 2006

Happy End

Michael Haneke creates a mosaic of French bourgeois life.

Film Review

Ralph Breaks the Internet

Disney gets a lot of the bugs out of their arcade franchise

Film Review

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