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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

Pizza-scented perfume, cutest Super Bowl ad, adorable puppy brother naptime

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 ...


Links We Love

A naughty Full House and ESPN's breast obsession make the Internet lose its mind

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 ...


Stand Up for Democracy

Ukraine nightmare: Former Peace Corps worker explains why it's important to speak out now

By Claire St. Amant

Ukrainians are no strangers to suffering in silence. When I served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Western Ukraine, I rarely heard my friends complain about issues that would send ...


Links We Love

Bieber trumps Beyoncé, Tupac's lost interview, Super Bowl predictions

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 ...


What's he smoking?

Gone to pot? Texas Gov. Rick Perry softens stance on marijuana

By Claire St. Amant

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is well-known as a supporter of guns and low taxes, but he's never made headlines for his stance on legalizing marijuana. Until now. The global ...


Shameful

The Most Hated Companies in America: Yes, exposing women's butts gets you on the list

By Claire St. Amant

The axiom that any press is good press is likely little comfort to Lululemon and JC Penney, who both landed on the list of the 10 Most Hated Companies In ...


Credit Card Hack

Hacked! Neiman Marcus is latest retailer attacked by cyber credit card thieves

By Claire St. Amant

Customers who used credit cards at Neiman Marcus during the holidays could be at risk for fraudulent charges. The Dallas-based luxury retailer revealed a cyber hack of customer data occurred ...


Bizarre Crime

Dog poop murderer found guilty, sentenced to life: Feces "terrorism" defense doesn't hold up

By Claire St. Amant

A Dallas County jury has handed down a guilty verdict in the controversial dog-poop double murder case. Chung Kim, a 76-year-old South Korean man, was accused of murdering his neighbors ...


Neighbors Behaving Very Badly

Murders in dog-poop dispute complicated by race, language barrier and uncivil behavior

By Claire St. Amant

On Monday, the capital murder trial began in a Dallas courtroom for a man charged with killing his neighbors after a prolonged dog-poop dispute. Issues of race, language, economics and ...


Will Briles Leave Baylor?

Fiesta Bowl loss and rumors of Briles departure mar Baylor's magical season

By Claire St. Amant

The 2014 Fiesta Bowl was a record-breaking affair, but not for the reason that Baylor hoped. The Central Florida Knights defeated the Bears 52-42, making the game the highest-scoring in ...


Links We Love

The search for an animal soulmate; bar fights Starbucks over Frappuccino beer

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 ...


Links We Love

World's best New Year's resolution, Google goof-ups and Facebook mystery

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 ...


Horrific Crimes

Katy man charged with hate crime for knockout punch of elderly African American

By Claire St. Amant

A Texas man has been charged with a federal hate crime for allegedly assaulting a 79-year-old man because he is African American. Katy resident Conrad Alvin Barrett, 27, was arrested ...


Links We Love

Most surprising photos of the year; 40 best animal cuddlers of all time

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 ...


This Is Not a Drill

Texas man's 30th birthday dream turns into epic party with Vanilla Ice, Coolio & Ninja Turtles

By Claire St. Amant

If you cracked open Jared Guynes' head with a hammer, you'd find Vanilla Ice, the Teenage Mutant Turtles and Coolio, among other ’90s superstars. Or at least that's ...


Links We Love

10 reasons Texans hate cold weather and it's Miley vs. the Pope

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 ...


Links We Love

Star Wars joins Instagram and the truth about that airline note-passing hoax

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 ...


Amazing Apps

New app helps you find the perfect place to live in the U.S.A.

By Claire St. Amant

For many people, where they live is where they were born, where they found a job or where love led. But in an age of increasing technology, why not let ...


Links We Love

Hater's guide to Williams-Sonoma catalog; greatest Foot Locker commercial ever!

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 ...


Creepy Criminals

Gun-friendly Texas sure looks appealing to in-trouble-again George Zimmerman

By Claire St. Amant

Before George Zimmerman was arrested on domestic violence charges in Florida, he reportedly planned to move to Texas. According to a search warrant obtained by the Associated Press, Zimmerman told ...


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