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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

Avoiding sad desk lunch, decoding teenage slang 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

Delicious dim sum and disastrous Dallas plotlines 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 ...


Homeless No More

Dallas breaks ground on $8 million housing project for chronically homeless

By Claire St. Amant

Officials have begun construction on a new housing project targeting the chronically homeless. Funded by a public-private partnership between the City of Dallas and charity groups, the Cottages at Hickory ...


Outrageous Accusations

Dallas judge Carlos Cortez allegedly hired hookers, snorted cocaine and raped a child

By Claire St. Amant

Sworn testimony in Carlos Cortez's defamation case contains a litany of shocking criminal accusations against the sitting Dallas county judge. The Texas Court of Appeals ordered the court documents ...


Unheathly Obsessions

Americans value smartphones more than sex and more odd U.S. behavior

By Claire St. Amant

Prompted by the revelation that Americans would rather live without sex than without their smartphones, FinancesOnline.com took a closer look at a variety of survey results to compile a ...


Ongoing Controversies

Judge Carlos Cortez loses battle to keep allegations of drugs and prostitutes private

By Claire St. Amant

State District Judge Carlos Cortez has lost a years-long battle to keep an ethics complaint against him from entering the public record. The Texas Court of Appeals ruled on April ...


Miracle Babies Move On

Formerly conjoined twins clear health hurdles to leave Dallas hospital

By Claire St. Amant

Dallas babies Owen and Emmett Ezell aren't even a year old, and they are already making international headlines. The once-conjoined twins are set to be released from Medical City ...


Links We Love

Blood moon time-lapse video and extremely NSFW US Airways tweet top 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 ...


Fracking Fact-Finding Mission

New study links declining North Texas ozone to oil and gas production

By Claire St. Amant

An independent researcher has found evidence of ill effects of fracking in the Barnett Shale that challenges optimistic claims from government officials. Mahdi Ahmadi, a University of North Texas graduate ...


Where Religion Meets Real Estate

Highland Park Presbyterian Church sues for control of its $30 million property

By Claire St. Amant

When Highland Park Presbyterian Church was founded in 1926, the world was a very different place than it is today. The Park Cities property on McFarlin and University boulevards was ...


Links We Love

Horse yoga, father-son dance duo 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

Underrated Dallas restaurants and Final Four surprises 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 ...


Surprising Comedy News

The 10 best tweets about Stephen Colbert replacing David Letterman

By Claire St. Amant

In a move that's shaking up the comedy world, Stephen Colbert is leaving his popular perch at Comedy Central to take over The Late Show for retiring David Letterman ...


Religious Controversy

North Texas homeowners association loses battle to shut down Orthodox Jewish services

By Claire St. Amant

A Collin County judge has ruled against a North Texas homeowners association that was trying to prevent an Orthodox Jewish congregation from using the residential area as a place of ...


Ranking It

North Texas cities earn accolades as safest in America

By Claire St. Amant

With so many cities in North Texas to choose from, deciding where to put down roots can be a daunting task. Thankfully, a new survey from Movoto is here to ...


Where The Cheaters Are

Scandalous survey reveals Dallas suburbs are rife with cheaters

By Claire St. Amant

Having an affair is usually something one keeps private, hence the anonymous dating site for cheaters AshleyMadison.com. But the site is breaking its vow of silence to share some ...


Window Into the Criminal Mind

Con artists swipe cash from safe at Blue Goose Cantina on Greenville Avenue

By Claire St. Amant

The cash drawer at Blue Goose Cantina is a bit short after a pair of con artists paid a visit to the Greenville Avenue restaurant. Around 10:30 am on ...


Shocking Crimes

Police search for suspects in deadly Oak Cliff home invasion

By Claire St. Amant

Dallas police are searching for two suspects in a deadly home invasion in Oak Cliff. Around 5:30 pm on April 7, three people were shot in their home in ...


Ranking the Airlines

From on-time flights to lost bags, new airline quality survey shows who's hot and who's not

By Claire St. Amant

A delayed flight or lost bag can really put a damper on travel. To keep airlines accountable and passengers informed, the Airline Quality Index outlines the best and worst flying ...


Links We Love

HBO Go outrage, Jon Hamm loses dating game show 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 ...


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