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Claire St. Amant

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Named one of Editor & Publisher’s 25 Under 35 in the newspaper industry, Claire St. Amant has written for the Wall Street Journal, Houston Chronicle and D Magazine. She has earned many writing accolades, including a Stephen Philbin Award for online legal reporting. St. Amant got her start as a reporter at People Newspapers, where she covered everything from cops and courts to education and real estate before being promoted to assistant managing editor.

A graduate of Baylor University and a returned Peace Corps volunteer, St. Amant is a native Texan who has also lived in South America and Eastern Europe. She credits surviving the Ukrainian winter to “This American Life” podcasts and Smart Wool socks.

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Links We Love

Obama has fun in the voting booth; Breaking Bad dolls pulled from stores

By Claire St. Amant

Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best ...


Failing Upward

After arrest for shoplifting underwear, Dallas Cowboy player gets endorsement deal

By Claire St. Amant

Suffice it to say that Dallas Cowboy running back Joseph Randle has had an eventful — albeit unusual — week. First, the second-year player out of Oklahoma State ran for 52 yards ...


Links We Love

First lady dances with turnip, bulldog judgment, drunk J. Crew models

By Claire St. Amant

Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best ...


Texas Snow Dome To Rise

A $400 million snow dome is headed to Dallas: Are you ready for indoor skiing in Texas?

By Claire St. Amant

If all goes according to plan, the Dallas suburb of Grand Prairie will have a grand new addition in 2018. Dubbed The Grand Alps, the $215 million development is an ...


Links We Love

He's fat?? Shirtless Chandler Parsons refutes claims that he needs to lose weight

By Claire St. Amant

Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best ...


Legal Wrangling

Supreme Court showdown is likely as Texas abortion clinics allowed to remain open for now

By Claire St. Amant

Less than two weeks after a federal appeals court upheld Texas' controversial new abortion law, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling partially blocking its enforcement. The order reverses ...


Health Crisis

Dallas' Ebola problem keeps spreading: Another new infected worker discovered — and she's been flying

By Claire St. Amant

A second health care worker has tested positive for Ebola, the Texas Department of State Health Services revealed Wednesday. The unidentified employee at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital was part of ...


Hospital Problems

Dallas Ebola crisis takes another turn: Infected nurse gets blood from a fellow fighter

By Claire St. Amant

Dr. Kent Brantly, the Fort Worth doctor who survived Ebola, has donated blood to a Dallas nurse who recently contracted the virus, according to media reports. Brantly previously donated blood ...


Cowboys Behaving Badly

Cowboys behaving badly: Dallas running back arrested for shoplifting

By Claire St. Amant

Knocking off the defending Super Bowl champs apparently wasn't enough excitement for Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle. Just 24 hours after Dallas was celebrating on the field in ...


Links We Love

Chandler Parsons disses Houston in the most dirty way possible: A traitor to the city that loved him?

By Claire St. Amant

Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best ...


Mobile Cramming Payout

Phone giant's unsolicited love tips and weird texts net consumers an $80 million refund

By Claire St. Amant

The Federal Trade Commission has reached a settlement with Dallas-based AT&T for an unprecedented $105 million. The agreement stems from unauthorized charges that the telecommunications giant levied on consumer ...


Medical Crisis

Texas Ebola death raises new questions and alarm: Did Thomas Eric Duncan ever have a real chance?

By Claire St. Amant

The first U.S. case of Ebola has ended in death. In a statement, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital confirms that Dallas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan died early Wednesday morning ...


Ebola-Inspired Action

Gov. Perry calls for enhanced screening to combat Ebola virus; creates state task force to combat disease

By Claire St. Amant

Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced the creation of a new state task force to combat infectious diseases. The group will build on current efforts to prepare for and respond to ...


Religious Controversy

Houston megachurch slapped with sexual abuse lawsuit over youth pastor's behavior asks for prayer

By Claire St. Amant

A Harris County family is suing Second Baptist Church for its alleged role in the sexual assault of a then 12-year-old girl. The lawsuit, filed last week, claims that Second ...


Twitter Barrage

Alert system bombs: Official university protocol fails to warn students of major threat

By Claire St. Amant

After receiving reports of a suspicious package on Texas Christian University's campus earlier this week, authorities quickly sprung into action. But while campus police, Fort Worth firefighters and members ...


Michele Williams Verdict

"Black widow" found guilty of murdering her husband in sensational case that got 48 Hours treatment

By Claire St. Amant

After deliberating for seven hours, a Tarrant County jury found Michele Williams guilty of murdering her husband, Greg Williams, and tampering with evidence. She was found not guilty of moving ...


Links We Love

Fallon at 40, a Swift lip synch, liberals and conservatives smell differently

By Claire St. Amant

Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best ...


Bad Guys Get Busted

Thieves busted for stealing identities the old-fashioned way — no computers for these guys

By Claire St. Amant

Federal authorities have charged 16 people in an elaborate bank fraud conspiracy in Dallas. The massive, 76-count indictment alleges the defendants stole more than $1.3 million through aggravated identity ...


Links We Love

Best "Shake It Off" dance-off, Cookie Monster and Fallon tweet it out, Obama is no Beyoncé

By Claire St. Amant

Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best ...


To the Exomoon and Back

Texas physicists discover a new way to search for life in outer space

By Claire St. Amant

Although the concept of colonizing the Earth's moon has fallen out of fashion, the search for life beyond our planet is still very much in vogue. Scientists with the ...


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