Paul Gatling

Contributing Reporter

Contributing reporter from Northwest Arkansas Business Journal and Talk Politics.

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On today's show, we speak with the daughter of a Marshallese elder who was one of dozens of community members who passed away during the height of the COVID-19 outbreak in Northwest Arkansas. Plus, we have details on the state's plan to test public school, state prison and Department of Human Services employees using newly acquired antigen testing kits. And, we hear what proponents and opponents of Issue 1 have to say about the ballot initiative.

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For years, many former Arkansas football players have moved into the business world after their playing careers ended. On this week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, Tyler Wilson discusses how he went from being a quarterback to getting into real estate.

On today's show, we head to Rogers where a Black Lives Matter organizer is campaigning to unseat a long-time City Council member. Plus, we have a discussion of the latest unemployment numbers in this week's edition of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report. And, we hear from two University of Arkansas students who are researching how the legacies of two local United Daughters of the Confederacy chapters have impacted the region.

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In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we get a recap of Walmart's Open Call event and Mervin Jebaraj, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas, discusses the latest unemployment numbers and the continued struggles of the travel and tourism sector.

On today's show, we speak with a man who had been incarcerated for nearly 30 years about the process of getting his voting rights back in Arkansas. Plus, we find out about a Windgate Foundation grant that will allow a local artist collective to hire an executive director. And, we speak with the winner of the Buffalo National River Partners logo design contest to promote and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Buffalo National River.

Last month, Highlands Oncology Group opened a new five-story building in Springdale. In today's edition of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, Paul Gatling speaks with CEO Jeff Hunnicutt about how the new facility will benefit both the company and its patients.

On today's show, the fourth day of KUAF's fall on-air fundraiser, we find out about a new certificate program from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture that aims to train a new generation of farmers. Plus, we speak with a ranger for the Arkansas Department of Agriculture's Forestry Division about what it was like to assist on the largest wildfire in California history. And, we hear from former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who discusses her new book with Roby Brock of Talk Business and Politics.

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the former White House press secretary under President Trump, has a new book titled Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom and the Fight of Our Lives Inside the Trump White House. She discusses the memoir with Roby Brock of Talk Business and Politics in today's edition of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report.

On today's show, we have a look at a future park in Bentonville that will be the new home of the Confederate monument that stood on the downtown square up until earlier this month. Plus, we preview a lecture that examines the ways food impacts us beyond its taste. And, we explore the meaning of revolution with Lia Uribe in this week's Sound Perimeter.

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Elevate Growth Partners is a Texas-based firm with a goal of changing commercial real estate using technology. Kenny Tomlin, the co-founder and CEO, who has deep ties to Northwest Arkansas, discusses that plan with Paul Gatling in this week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report.