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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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Medical Advances

Plano hospital now boasts one of nation's biggest brain care centers

By Claire St. Amant

The Medical Center of Plano unveiled a new-and-improved neuroscience wing on August 25, marking the culmination of a $66 million improvement project at the hospital. With 68 patient beds, the ...


Roadtrip Games

New app tests your knowledge on all things Texas

By Claire St. Amant

If you're headed out of town for the holiday weekend, chances are you will find yourself with some time to kill. And the good folks at the U.S ...


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 ...


This Week's Hot Headlines

Cane Rosso fountain fail and new Alamo Drafthouse top this week's 5 most popular stories

By Claire St. Amant

Editor's note: Another week has come and gone, and there's a lot we all probably missed. But we're looking out for you, kid. Here are the most ...


Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

American Airlines returns to Orbitz just days after swearing off travel site

By Claire St. Amant

Just three days after a very public breakup, American Airlines has restored its relationship with travel website Orbitz. The Fort Worth-based airline withdrew its flights from Orbitz and its subsidiary ...


Is It Football Season Yet?

New commercials with Troy Aikman and Johnny Manziel make us long for NFL kickoff

By Claire St. Amant

When the NFL season starts, everyone from the players to the commentators puts in overtime. But in the offseason, however, they are free to pursue other interests. If you believe ...


Mosquito Mayhem

First case of Chikungunya virus pops up in Dallas

By Claire St. Amant

The mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus has made its way to Dallas. The city reported its first human case on August 27. The infected person, who lives in the 75214 zip code ...


Sign Of The Times

Argyle ISD opens school year with new warning about armed staff

By Claire St. Amant

Parents dropping off their children at the first day of classes in one North Texas school district were met with a new gun policy. "Please be aware that the staff ...


Less Friendly Skies

American Airlines pulls flights from Orbitz travel site over fee 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 ...


A DSO First

DSO shares AT&T Gala with Dallas via first-ever simulcast at Klyde Warren Park

By Claire St. Amant

For the first time in its history, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra will simulcast a concert live and for free. On September 13, the DSO's AT&T Gala will stream ...


Deadly Force

Off-duty Dallas police officer fatally shoots armed man outside gas station

By Claire St. Amant

An off-duty Dallas police officer shot and killed a man after a disturbance at a gas station around 12:40 am August 27. The victim's name has not yet ...


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 ...


Unusual Lawsuits

Outraged parents sue North Texas day care for duct taping toddler during naptime

By Claire St. Amant

A North Texas family is suing a child care provider for allegedly duct taping their toddler son during naptime. The lawsuit against Heart 2 Heart Montessori Academy in Willow Park ...


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 ...


Shots Fired

Dallas police fatally shoot armed kidnapping suspect

By Claire St. Amant

A Dallas police officer shot and killed an armed man suspected of aggravated kidnapping around 11 am on August 25. Steven Douglas, 29, died at the scene after leading officers ...


Contraband Tamales

Cocaine-smuggling plan gets thwarted in unusual Texas airport drug bust

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

Texas boasts 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 ...


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

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 ...


This Week's Hot Headlines

State Fair fried foods and new NorthPark store top 5 most popular stories this week

By Claire St. Amant

Editor's note: Another week has come and gone, and there's a lot we all probably missed. But we're looking out for you, kid. Here are the most ...


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