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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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Symphony of the Star (Wars)

Long ago in an Erwin Center far, far away

Screens Daily, Jun. 9, 2010 3:46 PM

Wentworth Doesn't Trust TSU Regents

Travis Co. Senator blasts new chancellor as "Johnny-come-lately"

News Daily, Jun. 9, 2010 12:02 PM

3,614 Is The Magic Number

Final day of early voting in AISD/ACC board elections

News Daily, Jun. 8, 2010 2:00 PM

Feral Lansdale

Joe Lansdale heading to Austin, and Bubba's comin' with him

Screens Daily, Jun. 8, 2010 12:28 PM

The Sunday Survey, 6/6/10

Low turnout for elections and big bust-ups over Pride

News Daily, Jun. 6, 2010 12:08 PM

The Brave and The Bold

Mayor Adam West talks Night of the Bat

News Daily, Jun. 5, 2010 10:30 AM

UT Spending Squeeze: Departments Juggle Priorities

UT faculty attempt to do more with less

News Feature, Jun. 4, 2010

Poverty Knocks at Texas' Door

State's top guns order more cuts

News Feature, Jun. 4, 2010

Making Plans for Reagan and Pearce

AISD bracing for news on fate of Reagan and Pearce

News Feature, Jun. 4, 2010

Split Pride: Gay Event Plans Marred by Tension

Gay pride weekend marred by tension

News Feature, Jun. 4, 2010

Cookin' The Facts

Activist takes swipe at Statesman's Politifact service

News Daily, Jun. 2, 2010 5:11 PM

Cena Nation

WWE brings arena-scale theatre to the Frank Erwin Center

Sports Daily, Jun. 2, 2010 1:34 PM

'I'm Not Going Anywhere'

Veteran Casey Porter talks about benefit woes

News Daily, May. 31, 2010 11:53 AM

WWE Versus Kutcher

Pro-wrestling brings top Tweeter to Austin

Sports Daily, May. 30, 2010 11:35 PM

The Sunday Survey, 5/30/10

City manager survives, state budget doesn't

News Daily, May. 30, 2010 2:00 PM

Poverty Knocks

Texas' financial black hole widens

News Daily, May. 29, 2010 3:59 PM

Parks and Rec: If You Build It ...

Is Austin's appetite for fountains bigger than its wallet?

News Feature, May. 28, 2010

Austin Hits the Fast Lane

Fasten your seatbelts: Formula One is coming to town

News Feature, May. 28, 2010

Maxed Out

Committee hears state running out of bond capacity

News Daily, May. 27, 2010 3:30 PM

16 Billion Reasons Not to Read Perry's Book

Governor gets polemical about Tenth Amendment

News Daily, May. 26, 2010 12:00 PM

Formula One Coming to Austin

Touring motor sport announces 10-year deal

Sports Daily, May. 25, 2010 2:46 PM

Wheel! Of! Fish!

Weird Al. In Austin. How did that take so long?

Screens Daily, May. 25, 2010 11:08 AM

TXRG Playoff Postgame

Hotrod Honeys and Hustlers head to July title bout

Sports Daily, May. 24, 2010 1:46 PM

The Art of Roller Derby

Chief Acevedo to blow whistle at Texas Rollergirls bout

Sports Daily, May. 23, 2010 12:31 PM

The Sunday Survey, 5/23/10

What the hell happened this week?

News Daily, May. 23, 2010 10:00 AM

Hellraiser on Wheels

Bob Ray takes his new doc Total Badass to the masses

Screens Daily, May. 22, 2010 12:44 AM

Clouds Over Campus

With less funding, more competition, and a wavering vision, UT-Austin faces an uncertain future

News Feature, May. 21, 2010

Lege: Give 'Em More Founding Fathers!

Testing our true American values with Western civilization

News Feature, May. 21, 2010

Planetarium, AISD PAC: Two Dreams to Come True?

Austin moves closer to having a planetarium and an AISD performing arts center

News Feature, May. 21, 2010

Cactus: KUT to the Rescue

UT Union announces plan to save Cactus

News Feature, May. 21, 2010

The Greatest Stories Ever Told

The 2010 Paramount Summer Film Classics

Screens Feature, May. 21, 2010

Flat-Track Roller Derby

It's all eyes on the prize this weekend for the Texas Rollergirls

Sports Feature, May. 21, 2010

UT Announces KUT/Cactus Deal

NPR station takes over music, Texas Union keeps bar

News Daily, May. 19, 2010 5:30 PM

Cactus Decision Today?

UT holding press briefing on venue/bar future

News Daily, May. 19, 2010 10:45 AM

A Billion Down

Gov. Perry cuts $1.2 billion from his "balanced" budget

News Daily, May. 18, 2010 4:55 PM

This Week in Campaign Fail

Lubbock: Primary, run-off, and now special?

News Daily, May. 17, 2010 3:20 PM

Hotrods on the Road

Blackout fundraiser for the pink and black skaters

Sports Daily, May. 15, 2010 12:01 AM

McGuinness: SB 1070 A-OK

Strama's GOP opponent gets into council tussle over Arizona

News Daily, May. 14, 2010 10:00 AM

'Reckless Tactics' ... and the Blowback

Suppressed KeyPoint report charges APD negligence in Sanders shooting

News Feature, May. 14, 2010

AISD: Barksdale, Cowan Go to Run-off

Voters in Austin, other school districts choose new trustees

News Feature, May. 14, 2010

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