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Isobella Harkrider

Isobella Harkrider
Isobella Harkrider is a writer who covers healthcare, education, wellness and other lifestyle news. She's the author of several books and has written for The New York Times, SELF, Parents, SheKnows, Houston Press and others.

Has a Business in Texas Asked You To Not Wear a Mask

Gov. Greg Abbott has encouraged social distancing but hasn’t required people to wear masks to help fight the spread of coronavirus.

George Floyd’s Legacy in Houston

The last minutes of George Floyd’s life, caught on cellphone video, have shaken the nation.  Who was the man...

Is El Paso Ready to Reopen? Gov. Abbott Says Yes.

El Paso city and county leaders still aren’t ready to reopen restaurants, bars, hair salons and nonessential businesses, but Gov. Greg Abbott...

How to Request a Mail Ballot for the July Runoff

If you want to request a mail-in ballot for the July 14 primary runoff election, you have a little more than a...

Texas Families of Kids Who Lost Free School Meals Can Get Money

Many Texas families rely on free or reduced-cost school lunches, and over 3.5 million Texas school children have temporarily lost their much-needed...

How to Plan for Summer in the Age of COVID-19

Summer is when families and friends get together, plan barbecues, hit the pool and the lake, take trips to their favorite destinations...

NASA, SpaceX to Try Again Saturday to Make History

After a weather delay Wednesday, NASA and SpaceX are going to try again to make history on Saturday afternoon. 

Will COVID-19 Be the Impetus for Medicaid Expansion in Texas

Often your health care benefits stem from your income. What does that look like when you are unemployed because of the pandemic? 

COVID-19 Changes in the Way We Shop

Shopping is different now, and retailers need to stay focused on safety and meeting shoppers’ needs. Curbside and other pickup options are...

Political Fundraising Worrisome During COVID-19

Fundraising is the bread and butter for a political campaign, but how do organizations that support candidates do what they do best...

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