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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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Religious Controversy

Texas megachurch slapped with sexual abuse lawsuit over youth pastor's behavior

By Claire St. Amant

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


Ebola-Inspired Action

Texas creates new task force to combat Ebola virus and other infectious diseases

By Claire St. Amant

On October 6, Texas Governor 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 ...


Links We Love

Best baby Halloween costumes, Adam Sandler anger and more links we love

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

Appeals court upholds controversial restrictions at Texas abortion clinics

By Claire St. Amant

The latest twist in the circuitous journey of House Bill No. 2 has put the controversial abortion law back in action. An October 2 ruling from the U.S. 5th ...


Links We Love

Taylor Swift lip dub, Jimmy Fallon turns 40 and more links we love

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

Puppy plays with iPad, Surge is back and more links we love right now

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

Sesame Street reads tweets with Jimmy Fallon and more links we love

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 ...


Cowboys Behaving Badly

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones gets sued for sexual assault

By Claire St. Amant

A 27-year-old Oklahoma woman is suing the Dallas Cowboys and owner Jerry Jones for sexual assault over a 2009 encounter that has already made national headlines. According to her attorney ...


Links We Love

Swanky new iPhone, Oval Office faceplant and more links we love right now

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

Matthew McConaughey's True Detective-esque Lincoln ad and more links we love

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 ...


Roadtrip Games

Test your knowledge on all things Texas with this free app

By Claire St. Amant

The good folks at the U.S. Census Bureau have put all of their data mining to use for your entertainment in a new app called Census Pop Quiz (free ...


To the Exomoon and Back

Texas physicists take giant leap in search for exomoons

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 ...


Links We Love

Frolicking teacup pig, Aaron Paul's pre-Jesse Pinkman days and more links we love

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 ...


Really Bad Decisions

Texas man who drove $1 million Bugatti into bay pleads guilty to fraud

By Claire St. Amant

Five years after faking a freak "pelican accident," an East Texas man has pleaded guilty to fraud for his role in a watery car crash that totaled his $1 million ...


Less Friendly Skies

American Airlines and US Airways pull flights from Orbitz after dispute

By Claire St. Amant

Passengers looking to compare airfare prices through Orbitz will no longer see American Airlines flights among the options. The Fort Worth-based airline withdrew its flights from Orbitz and its subsidiary ...


Links We Love

Taco Bell bride, Emmy weirdness and more links we love right now

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 ...


Don't Eat That

Cocaine-stuffed tamales make for buzziest drug bust in Texas

By Claire St. Amant

A man traveling from Houston to New York on August 20 aroused suspicion when he failed to disclose he was carrying 200 tamales in his luggage. Although there's nothing ...


Pucker Up

Austin tops most kissable cities in America according to silly new survey

By Claire St. Amant

If you're looking to better your chances for love, experts say working on your smile is a good place to start. According to one survey, men and women sizing ...


Links We Love

Back-to-school rap, gingham explosion and more links we love right now

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 ...


Ridiculous Rick

Rick Perry's wild ride through Iowa includes bizarre Bachelorette photo opp

By Claire St. Amant

The rest of the country may be in the midst of the dog days of summer, but outgoing Texas Gov. Rick Perry is keeping busy. Fresh off announcing his very ...


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