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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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Disturbing News

Police discover more than 1,000 videos illegally recorded in DFW public restrooms

By Claire St. Amant

Police now believe a single man is responsible for recording more than 1,000 illegal videos in Dallas-area public restrooms. Andrew Crawford Boden, 65, was initially arrested in June on ...


Links We Love

Shia LaBeouf Live, Obama's voting booth antics 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 ...


Voices of TEDxSMU

TEDxSMU speaker Greg Harris talks rock 'n' roll and changing the world

By Claire St. Amant

In an industry that prides itself on being anti-establishment, Greg Harris is the man. And as the CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Harris has ...


Family Wants Answers

Reward climbs to $25,000 in case of missing Dallas-area woman Christina Morris

By Claire St. Amant

The reward for information about the disappearance of Christina Morris is now $25,000. The 23-year-old-woman disappeared without a trace from the Shops at Legacy in Plano on August 30 ...


Bullet Train Update

Jump on board at public meeting for high-speed train from Dallas to Houston

By Claire St. Amant

If you're a Dallas-Fort Worth resident interested in learning more about the high-speed rail project between Dallas and Houston, you'll get your chance on Tuesday. A meeting seeking ...


Failing Upward

Dallas Cowboy Joseph Randle lands undie-lievable endorsement deal after shoplifting arrest

By Claire St. Amant

Suffice it to say that Dallas Cowboy running back Joseph Randle has had an eventful — albeit unusual — week. First, the second-year player out of Oklahoma State ran for 52 yards ...


Links We Love

Bulldogs shaming their owners, drunk J. Crew models 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

Hot fall restaurants and disturbing Ebola developments lead 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 ...


Ebola Update

Dallas hospital worker quarantined on cruise ship for Ebola monitoring

By Claire St. Amant

An employee from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is now quarantined on a cruise ship off the coast of Belize for Ebola monitoring. The woman, who boarded the cruise ship ...


Ebola Update

Dallas nurses with Ebola get shipped off to more experienced hospitals outside Texas

By Claire St. Amant

Two Dallas nurses who contracted Ebola while caring for Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian in Dallas are being transferred to more experienced hospitals for care. Amber Vinson has ...


Cowboys In The Courtroom

Sexual assault lawsuit between Jerry Jones and former stripper is over

By Claire St. Amant

A month after it was characterized as a "frivolous extortion attempt," the sexual assault lawsuit former stripper Jana Weckerly filed against Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been dismissed — at ...


Links We Love

Mark Zuckerberg donates $25 million to fight Ebola 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

Supreme Court steps in to allow Texas abortion clinics to remain open

By Claire St. Amant

Less than two weeks after a federal appeals court upheld Texas' controversial new abortion law, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling partially blocking its enforcement. The October 14 ...


Ebola Update

New Dallas Ebola case confirmed as second hospital employee tests positive for virus

By Claire St. Amant

A second healthcare worker has tested positive for Ebola, the Texas Department of State Health Services announced October 15. The The nurse, identified by her family as Amber Joy Vinson ...


Snow In Texas

$215 million resort will bring world's longest indoor ski run to North Texas

By Claire St. Amant

If all goes according to plan, the Dallas suburb of Grand Prairie will have a grand new addition in 2018. Dubbed The Grand Alps, the $215 million development is an ...


Crime Alert

Frisco police search for suspect in armed home invasion

By Claire St. Amant

Frisco police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a recent home invasion. The incident occurred during broad daylight, and although the would-be robber was ...


Cowboys Behaving Badly

Dallas Cowboys RB Joseph Randle arrested for shoplifting cologne and underwear

By Claire St. Amant

Knocking off the defending Super Bowl champs apparently wasn't enough excitement for Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle. Just 24 hours after Dallas was celebrating on the field in ...


Ebola Update

Ebola survivor donates blood to Dallas nurse infected with virus

By Claire St. Amant

Dr. Kent Brantly, the Fort Worth doctor who survived Ebola, has donated blood to a Dallas nurse who recently contracted the virus, widespread media reports indicate. Brantly previously donated blood ...


So Long, Wright Amendment

Virgin America welcomes end of Wright Amendment by writing fat check to Dallas schools

By Claire St. Amant

The end of the Wright Amendment caused a number of people to sing and shout, but none of them were quite as cute as KIPP DFW's Destiny Elementary students ...


Crime Alert

Former SMU student arrested for allegedly choking coed in dorm

By Claire St. Amant

Former SMU student Robert James Young has been charged with assault over allegations that he punched and choked a coed on campus. The incident, characterized as dating violence, is believed ...


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