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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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Roller Derby Update, 5/8/10

Lonestar at home, Texecutioners for Denver double trouble

Sports Daily, May. 8, 2010 4:21 PM

Fair Trade Festival Update

New film fest drops Price of Sugar and invests in Black Gold

Screens Daily, May. 7, 2010 1:10 PM

Clouds Part Over AISD Budget Forecast

AISD looks to be less squeezed for money than previously predicted

News Feature, May. 7, 2010

More Cactus Thorns

More questions than answers on the fate of the Cactus

News Feature, May. 7, 2010

What's a Hungry Brit to Eat in Austin?

It may not be Mum's bubble and squeak, but it's close

Food Feature, May. 7, 2010

Banners Without Errors

Who wins the protest spelling bee, immigration reformers or tea baggers?

News Daily, May. 4, 2010 3:22 PM

Campaigning Fail: Perry Special

Will the coyote come back to bite him?

News Daily, May. 3, 2010 11:46 AM

Rush to Judgment on Cactus?

KUT looks like the next stop for the Cactus

News Feature, Apr. 30, 2010

'Chronicle' Disappearing Act at Airport

Chronicle trashed in dispute between workers and food franchise operator

News Feature, Apr. 30, 2010

The Politics of Food Production

Austin's first Fair Trade Film Festival sparks controversy

Screens Feature, Apr. 30, 2010

No Hablo Espanol

Rasmussen shows the perils of monolingual polling

News Daily, Apr. 29, 2010 5:00 PM

Cactus Decision Delayed

UT extends consultation through May 7, Texas Music Office backs current management

News Daily, Apr. 28, 2010 3:32 PM

This Week in Campaign Fail

Kinky breaks party lines again, and Leo talks God with Glenn

News Daily, Apr. 27, 2010 4:38 PM

Perry the Censor

Conservatives let slip governor's role in play cancellation

News Daily, Apr. 26, 2010 4:26 PM

Leader of the Pack

Texas Rollergirls go heavy on the D for second bout

Sports Daily, Apr. 26, 2010 1:35 AM

Two Wheels Good, Eight Wheels Better

Texas Rollergirls get bike crazy for bout two

Sports Daily, Apr. 25, 2010 12:43 AM

Back to School

The ledger of candidates for school district trustee

News Feature, Apr. 23, 2010

Capitol Thaw

Who controls the Senate thermostat?

News Daily, Apr. 22, 2010 3:30 PM

And Then There Were Two

UT takes "third party" option off table for Cactus Cafe

Music Daily, Apr. 22, 2010 10:00 AM

Burlesque With an Independent Streak

Texas Burlesque Festival at 501 Studios this weekend

Arts Daily, Apr. 21, 2010 3:39 PM

Alums Spiking Funds

UT exes plan to hit UT where it hurts over Cactus Cafe

News Daily, Apr. 20, 2010 4:18 PM

Kinky Cash

Demmycrat Friedman fundraising for Republicans

News Daily, Apr. 19, 2010 11:36 AM

Around the House

Negativity thrives in state House primary run-offs

News Feature, Apr. 16, 2010

Putting the 'UT' in 'Cut'

UT loses Vietnamese classes

News Feature, Apr. 16, 2010

Weighing Cactus Cafe's Losses

Do the Cactus' losses really justify its loss?

News Feature, Apr. 16, 2010

War Photographer

Christian Poveda documented the gangs of El Salvador, until they turned on him

Screens Feature, Apr. 16, 2010

Dressing Down the Superhero

How the irreverent comic Kick-Ass made the leap from page to picture show

Screens Feature, Apr. 16, 2010

Who's in the House?

Quick hits on the House run-offs around the state

News Daily, Apr. 15, 2010 10:27 AM

Derby in Anchorage

WFTDA announces latest expansion of apprentice program

Sports Daily, Apr. 14, 2010 3:10 PM

Election Day Slam

GOP House races go negative (again) before today's run-offs

News Daily, Apr. 13, 2010 9:30 AM

Parsing the Cactus Proposals

What exactly is on the table for the legendary venue?

News Daily, Apr. 11, 2010 1:24 PM

We're 49th! ... Or Just Seventh of 10

Union and Austin ISD argue over teacher pay – and what to do about it

News Feature, Apr. 9, 2010

HD47 Finance Furor

Republican Workman attacks opponent for having student loans

News Daily, Apr. 8, 2010 3:05 PM

Invoking Ken Lay

Health care reform opponents use odd ally to deflect criticism

News Daily, Apr. 7, 2010 3:00 PM

Can You Spell Cactus Without KUT?

Texas Union spells out possible new direction for Cactus Cafe

News Daily, Apr. 7, 2010 11:14 AM

To London, With Love

Texas Rollergirls make history and cross oceans

Sports Daily, Apr. 6, 2010 4:16 PM

Veto 1 Student Government 0

Outgoing UT SG president vetoes Cactus Cafe resolution

News Daily, Apr. 6, 2010 2:50 PM

Name That Campaign

Gov. Perry's new slogan sounds awfully familiar

News Daily, Apr. 6, 2010 1:36 PM

What Media Bias?

Deconstructing the latest "press hate Perry" meme

News Daily, Apr. 5, 2010 1:23 PM

Joe Lansdale's 2011 Plans

Mucho Mojo author talks World Horror Con, Michael Moorcock, and film plans

Books Daily, Apr. 4, 2010 3:07 PM

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