Paul Gatling

Contributing Reporter

Contributing reporter from Northwest Arkansas Business Journal and Talk Politics.

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On today’s show, we hear how UAMS is launching a new Alzheimer’s seminar for children. Plus, with bird nesting season upon us in the Ozarks, certain bird enthusiasts are lending a hand. And Mervin Jebaraj, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas tells us what we do know, and not know, about Yield Curve Inversion.

  The Yield Curve Inversion has been an accurate predictor of past recessions, but it may not be as accurate when considering current economic variables. In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, Mervin Jebaraj, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas, explains why.

Startup Weekend, an event aimed at taking entrepreneurial ideas and turning them into successful businesses, takes place April 5 through 7 in Fayetteville. In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear from Haley Allgood, executive director of the Startup Junkie Foundation, about the event. And we hear about a significant development at the Legacy building in downtown Fayetteville.

On this edition of Ozarks, Fayetteville primary care physician, Dr. John Furlow operates what’s called a direct primary care medical practice. He accepts no insurance, and we have more details on today’s show. Plus, we learn what we can do to reduce the possibility of stroke, and Bonnie Montgomery says her parents’ music store had a big influence on her. We speak with Montgomery ahead of her performance later this month in Fayetteville.

The Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce has hired Travis Stephens as Vice President of Operations. In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear from chamber CEO Graham Cobb about the organization's new operations officer, and we hear about WhyteSpyder's plans to relocate to downtown Springdale.

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