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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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Segretti, Rove, O'Keefe

Dirty tricks against Laundrieu seem Nixonian and Rovian

News Daily, Jan. 28, 2010 1:58 PM

Enterprise Fund Carrying Too Many Ones?

TPJ accuses Perry of over-inflating impact of TEF

News Daily, Jan. 27, 2010 2:00 PM

Spinning Wheels and Spinning Discs

Big day for Derby with 'Whip It' and WFTDA rankings both released

Sports Daily, Jan. 26, 2010 2:15 PM

The Rasmussen Way

Leading pollster defends his methodology

News Daily, Jan. 24, 2010 10:38 AM

Fed School Funding

Teachers' unions say Race to the Top places too much emphasis on testing

News Feature, Jan. 22, 2010

Campaign Finance Reports

Cash makes the contender

News Feature, Jan. 22, 2010

UPDATE 6: Shots Fired on Capitol Grounds

Fausto Cardenas charged with deadly conduct

News Daily, Jan. 21, 2010 4:44 PM

AISD Headed Back to Exigency?

Memo paints bleak portrait of school district budget

News Daily, Jan. 21, 2010 8:56 AM

Where Is My Mind?

Texas Republicans and Democrats overreact to Massachusetts

News Daily, Jan. 20, 2010 3:41 PM

Money Makes Campaigns Go Round

First finance reports for the primary season in Travis County

News Daily, Jan. 19, 2010 4:00 PM

Perry's Margin

New poll resurrects specter of GOP primary run-off

News Daily, Jan. 18, 2010 5:30 PM

Whammy Round-Up

Texas Rollergirls gather for annual awards

Sports Daily, Jan. 18, 2010 2:23 PM

The Politics of Debating

What Medina's GOP debate inclusion and exclusion means for White and Shami

News Daily, Jan. 17, 2010 3:59 PM

Flat-Track Fan Faves

Last chance to vote in the Texas Rollergirl Whammy awards

Sports Daily, Jan. 16, 2010 7:03 PM

A New Budget Shell Game

Request for five percent agency spending cut doesn't add up

News Daily, Jan. 16, 2010 8:00 AM

Are They Dreaming? Local Republicans Rattle Awake.

Travis GOP aims to turn county blue

News Feature, Jan. 15, 2010

Texas Lege: The Shape of Things to Come

Wentworth predicts redistricting disaster

News Feature, Jan. 15, 2010

Frozen Assets: AWU and the Busted Pipes

Winter weather poses infrastructure challenges

News Feature, Jan. 15, 2010

Top Gear: Seasons 11 and 12

There's a joyous skin-of-their-teeth incompetency any time Top Gear's hapless hosts get near a steering wheel

Screens Review, Jan. 15, 2010

A Bit of Bettie, A Little Storm

An Austin tribute to the queens of burlesque at the Alamo Lake Creek

Screens Daily, Jan. 15, 2010 1:26 AM

Back on the Bank for '10

Lonestar Rollergirls to salute the troops

Sports Daily, Jan. 14, 2010 8:00 PM

Out of the Race to the Top

Legislators, educators respond to lost federal funds

News Daily, Jan. 14, 2010 3:04 PM

Jury Duty With the Totally Awesome AusChron Newscast!

Broken budgets, broken pipes and busted cops

News Daily, Jan. 14, 2010 7:12 AM

The Four Horsemen of the Deficit

Examining the new House committees on state spending

News Daily, Jan. 13, 2010 3:54 PM

Get Your Mulch On

City offering limited amount of free gardening supply

News Daily, Jan. 12, 2010 3:32 PM

Texas Nationalists for Medina

Medina picks up endorsement from secession-touting group

News Daily, Jan. 12, 2010 2:47 PM

Fort Worth (Still) Blue

GOP House hopeful out after filing blunder

News Daily, Jan. 11, 2010 3:40 PM

Pushy Polls

GOP gubernatorial candidates accused of massaging the message in the numbers

News Daily, Jan. 9, 2010 4:33 PM

Execution Exaggeration

Lies, damned lies and statistics muddy the impact of the death penalty

News Daily, Jan. 8, 2010 4:53 PM

And They're Off!

Primary filings reveal a who's who of contenders

News Feature, Jan. 8, 2010

Does the Open Meetings Act Go Too Far?

Pflugerville joins other Texas cities in challenging portions of the Texas Open Meetings Act

News Feature, Jan. 8, 2010

GOP Speed Dating

Senate candidate Serafine and others meet the press

News Daily, Jan. 7, 2010 1:30 PM

Wizard World in the ATX

Austin gets on the comics convention circuit

Screens Daily, Jan. 6, 2010 5:00 PM

Primary Filings: The Republicans

Texas GOP rallies challengers for both party's incumbents

News Daily, Jan. 6, 2010 4:30 PM

Primary Filings: The Democrats

Breaking down the election filings for the Dems

News Daily, Jan. 5, 2010 4:05 PM

Primaries Set

Filing closes, with some last minute surprises

News Daily, Jan. 4, 2010 11:59 PM

Election Update, 1/4/10

File 'em if you've got 'em

News Daily, Jan. 4, 2010 8:00 AM

Images From Ikkicon

Cosplay action at Austin's Anime convention

Screens Daily, Jan. 3, 2010 8:00 PM

Top 9 Local Stories

News Feature, Jan. 1, 2010

Top 9 State Stories

News Feature, Jan. 1, 2010

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