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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

Best water balloon invention ever 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

Monkey-puppy friendship, Simpsons World 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

Epic mother-son wedding dance, fried chicken Oreos 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 ...


Marital Mayhem

Texas actress gets 18 years in prison for attempting to poison President Obama

By Claire St. Amant

The bizarre case involving a Texas actress, three ricin-laced letters and President Barack Obama has come to an end. Shannon Guess Richardson, a 35-year-old woman from New Boston, Texas, near ...


Landmark Win for UT

University of Texas at Austin wins landmark affirmative action case

By Claire St. Amant

On July 15, the long-awaited ruling in the controversial affirmative action case against the University of Texas at Austin was handed down, giving the Longhorns the right to consider race ...


Links We Love

Million-dollar kid metal band, World Cup highlights 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 ...


Where the STEM Jobs Are

Texas is the land of opportunity for science, technology and math nerds

By Claire St. Amant

Math and science nerds may not have been the most popular in high school, but their passions are paying off. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the ...


Links We Love

Steven Spielberg dinosaur trophy, animal-themed condoms 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 ...


Come Fly With Me

Virgin America bests Southwest in national airline rankings

By Claire St. Amant

Fresh off a hotly contested expansion to Dallas Love Field Airport, Virgin America has been named the top domestic airline for the seventh year in a row. The distinction comes ...


Links We Love

World's priciest potato salad, steamy presidential love letters 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 ...


Facebook Fears

New research shows Facebook may be hazardous to your marriage

By Claire St. Amant

Facebook is no stranger to bad press. And it turns out that even when our social media overlords aren't manipulating our moods, our relationships could be affected by all ...


Links We Love

Things Tim Howard could save, world's scariest waterslide 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 ...


Austin Loves America

Austin loves America: City ranks among most patriotic in the U.S.

By Claire St. Amant

Nearly every city in America will roll out the red-white-and-blue carpet this weekend, but a recent survey reveals Texas towns are patriotic year-round. According to Mylife.com, Texas is home ...


Sad Mystery Solved

Autopsy says former Lake Travis student & SMU athlete died of rare heart condition

By Claire St. Amant

The Dallas County Medical Examiner has released a cause of death for an SMU student athlete who died unexpectedly on March 18. According to the autopsy report, 20-year-old Hannah Catherine ...


Links We Love

Justin Bieber and Johnny Football unite, Hobby Lobby song 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 ...


Landmark Ruling

Hobby Lobby wins right to deny birth control to employees under Religious Freedom Act

By Claire St. Amant

In a narrow decision, the Supreme Court ruled that some businesses do not have to provide contraception coverage if they are religiously opposed to the practice. The 5-4 decision in ...


Texas Rules

Resilient Texas leads nation in economic recovery after Great Recession

By Claire St. Amant

It's been five years since the Great Recession officially ended, and Texas appears stronger than ever. According to a new analysis by Nerdwallet.com, eight of the top 10 ...


Links We Love

Strangers slapping each other, Suarez selfies 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 ...


Bullet Train Speeds Up

Houston to Dallas in 90 minutes? Plans for 205-MPH bullet train speed up

By Claire St. Amant

The proposed high-speed train project between Houston and Dallas is about to cross into new territory. The much-discussed transportation option is finally headed for a major review, federal officials announced ...


Bad News Gets Worse

12-year-old North Texas girl dies after risky ride home from pool atop car

By Claire St. Amant

A 12-year-old girl who fell from a moving car on June 17 has died from her injuries. The Crowley Police Department reports that the girl was taken off life support ...


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