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Claire St. Amant

Managing Editor

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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Parents Behaving Badly

Texas mom charged with assault for risky post-pool transport of kids

By Claire St. Amant

A North Texas mother is behind bars after a reckless trip home from the community pool landed half a dozen children in the hospital. According to a Crowley, Texas police ...


Making The Grade

Texas earns coveted title as best state for small businesses

By Claire St. Amant

According to a new survey, Texas is the best place in America for small businesses. Thumbtack.com and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation released the annual United States Small Business ...


Step Into The Danger Zone

Texas ranks among most dangerous states in America

By Claire St. Amant

Texans have no shortage of state pride, but a new survey has knocked down the Lone Star State a peg. According to the number crunchers at Wallet Hub, Texas is ...


Links We Love

Starbucks college plan, Game of Thrones name generator 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

Bill Murray photobomb, evolution of dad dancing 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 ...


Outgoing Governor Gaffes

Texas Gov. Rick Perry compares homosexuality to alcoholism during visit to California

By Claire St. Amant

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is in California this week, and his visit is already making headlines, though probably not for the reason he'd like. In an interview with the ...


Links We Love

Ridiculous airport music video, soccer super dog 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

Pop star nun wins recording contract 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 ...


Glutton For Punishment

Are Rick Perry's sights set on Washington once again?

By Claire St. Amant

The Republican State Convention kicked off Thursday in Fort Worth with a speech from outgoing Texas Gov. Rick Perry, but he didn't sound like a career politician heading into ...


State Pride

Texas has the fastest growing Fortune 500 companies in America

By Claire St. Amant

According to Fortune magazine, Texas is home to the fastest growing Fortune 500 companies in America. The 2014 annual revenue rankings also noted that Texas is the only state that ...


Links We Love

Urban dictionary spelling bee, awkward dogs 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 ...


Fine Print Flights

Southwest debuts $49 fares to select locations

By Claire St. Amant

Fresh off a fine for false advertising, Southwest Airlines is debuting a new ad campaign promising $49 one-way flights. This time, though, there looks to be enough fine print to ...


Texas Roadtrip Calling

Texas gem Palo Duro Canyon earns praise as one of nation's best parks

By Claire St. Amant

For most Texas residents, summer vacation means escaping the heat by any means necessary. But there are actually places in the Lone Star State where enduring high temperatures is worth ...


Gun Rights Controversy

NRA fires off harsh criticism of Texas open carry demonstrations

By Claire St. Amant

The National Rifle Association took a rare shot at Texas gun enthusiasts for their recent open carry demonstrations. In a May 30 missive, the NRA said a small number of ...


Links We Love

Chubby baby busts a move, bacon science 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 ...


Cowboy Crime

$1 million worth of stolen cowboy boots recovered by Texas Rangers

By Claire St. Amant

It might sound like the plot of a Walker, Texas Ranger episode, but the news of a $1 million cowboy boot bust is very real. Carrollton police detectives were first ...


The Not-So-Friendly Skies

Feds fine Southwest Airlines for false advertising of $59 flights

By Claire St. Amant

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced a $200,000 fine against Dallas-based Southwest Airlines today for violating federal rules on truthful advertising. Because it is a repeat offender, Southwest ...


LGBT Praise

Austin is one of the most LGBT-friendly places in America

By Claire St. Amant

A new survey ranks the most LGBT-friendly places in America, and two Texas cities made the cut. To compile its rankings, Nerdwallet.com considered the percentage of households with same-sex ...


Links We Love

Morgan Freeman on helium, cash scavenger hunt 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 ...


Shut Down

Texas' infamous $60 million high school football stadium too dangerous to play in

By Claire St. Amant

The state champion Allen Eagles will have an added challenge this season: No home games. Citing "significant structural problems," the suburban Dallas area district announced in a statement Tuesday that ...


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