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Isobella Harkrider

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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.

There Are Real Estate Bidding Wars Underway in Texas, Experts Explain Why.

Bidding wars are happening in Texas as demand for homes is outpacing supply. Two experts explain why bidding wars are happening and...

What’s the Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner this Year?

How much will we spend on Thanksgiving dinner this year? The pandemic could mean fewer guests for the sake of social distancing...

Cloth Masks Protect the Wearer Not Only Others, New Recommendations From the CDC

Throughout the pandemic, it has become clear that facial coverings are the best defense for curbing COVID-19 and protecting others, but new...

College Kid Returning for Thanksgiving? Try These Safety Tips.

It’s now too late for a 14-day quarantine for thousands of college students returning home for Thanksgiving. How can families still gather...

What Are Kids’ Extracurricular Activities Like With COVID-19 Around?

Basketball, band, drama club — what do they look like now?  Extracurricular activities provide social and emotional engagement, growth...

Today is the Second Friday the 13th of 2020. Are You Scared?

Does Friday the 13th make you nervous, or is it like any other Friday? Friday the 13th has been...

More Women Ran for Office in 2020. In Texas, Results Are Mixed.

A record number of Texas women signed up to run for political office in the 2020 election cycle. Some did well. Some...

Stay Home or Go Away for College? A Big Question as COVID-19 Rages.

Would-be college freshmen are confronting tough choices when it comes to deciding whether to stay local or go away to college in...

Orphaned Texas Black Bear Cub Headed for History Books

A black bear cub named Flor is the first Texas bear to go through rehabilitation. The 10-month old cub was orphaned last...

Will Texas Turkey Processing Plant Explosion Impact Your Thanksgiving?

Texans who have made it a tradition to have turkey from Greenberg Smoked Turkey, Inc. in Tyler on their Thanksgiving table each...

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