Paul Flahive

Technology & Entrepreneurship Reporter; Creator of Worth Repeating

Paul Flahive is the Technology & Entrepreneurship Reporter for Texas Public Radio. He has worked in public media across the country from Iowa City to Chicago to Anchorage then here in San Antonio. 

As producer of "The Source," Paul was honored with two 2015 Lone Star Awards from the Houston Press Club, one for Best Talk Program and the other for Best Public Affairs Segment. In 2016 he was honored with an Anson Jones Award from the Texas Medical Association for a story he did on community clinics.

Paul is also a co-host and creator of TPR's live storytelling program, Worth Repeating.

Texas Public Radio is supported by contributors to the Technology and Entrepreneurship News Fund including The 80/20 Foundation, Group 42, rackspace, The Elmendorf Family Fund, UTSA Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Denim Group, SecureLogix, VentureLab, Conceptual MindWorks, Inc., and Giles-Parscale.

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Sheila Black is head of Gemini Ink, so she knows a thing or two about telling a story. In this story she tells us about becoming a mom. 

Neel Lane worked across the street from Travis Park for decades, and the monument to the Confederate dead had rarely crossed his mind. That changed after a journey of reconciliation to Ghana with his church.

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A line of tourists stretches twenty yards from the Alamo chapel doors. Two and a half million people visit the four-acre lot every year, the site of the famous 1836 siege by surrounding Mexican forces that would go on to inspire countless books and films.

"You know honestly I expected it to be a bit bigger,” says Abilene's Vanessa Russel who just snapped a photo of herself in front of the chapel.

Dennis Noll's nearly seven years at the helm of the San Antonio Area foundation will be remembered as a one of rapid expansion. 

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Since May, Airbnb has started collecting taxes for their Texas hosts, people who own extra properties, or are using their homes into rentals for 30 days or less. The company and its hosts made $76 million dollars this summer, from May 1 to August 31, according to data from the Texas State Comptroller. This means nearly $4.6 million in Hotel Occupancy Taxes, or HOT Taxes, in four months.