Roby Brock

Ozarks at Large contributor

Roby Brock of Talk Business and Politics covers business and political news happening in Arkansas.

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On today's show, the second day of KUAF's fall on-air fundraiser, we hear from one family who chose to become part of a virtual learning pod instead of sending their children back to school in person. Plus, we find out how some local businesses are preparing to host motorcycle enthusiasts who will be in the region despite the cancellation of the Bikes, Blues & BBQ rally. And, we have a discussion about the legacy of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and what happens next.

On today's show, we find out about Community Clinic's newest school-based health center in Pea Ridge. Plus, we head to Bentonville where a coffee roaster is opening a cafe in the woods. And, we hear about a new program that provides free legal assistance to families affected by the opioid epidemic.

On today's show, we have the latest information from the governor's coronavirus response briefing, which he delivered from the Arkansas State University Three Rivers campus. Plus, we speak with a teacher who is excited to get back in the classroom and another who has chosen to retire. And, we find out about a new virtual course at the University of Arkansas that looks back at pandemics of the past.

On today's show, we have the latest updates from the governor's coronavirus response briefing. Plus, we learn about a long-lasting anti-bacterial, anti-viral surface spray that's being developed by researchers at the U of A and UAMS. And, find out about the animal travel restrictions announced by the agriculture department after a contagious virus was discovered in Benton County.

On today's show, have the latest information from Governor Asa Hutchinson, who delivered his coronavirus response briefing from Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville. Plus, we find out why University of Arkansas graduate assistants are asking for higher wages. And, we hear how the United Way of Northwest Arkansas is making its Fill the Bus event happen during the pandemic. 

On today's show, we have the latest from the governor's coronavirus response briefing, which included a statewide executive order mandating face masks. Plus, we speak with an Arkansas Department of Health representative, as well as Marshallese and Latino community leaders, about the findings and recommendations found in a CDC report issued last week after a team visited the area in response to a surge in coronavirus cases in both groups. And, we hear from Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge about her decision to run for governor in 2022.

On today's show, we have the latest COVID-19 pandemic updates from the governor's coronavirus response briefing. Plus, we head to the Washington County Election Commission headquarters to learn absentee voting, which the state is allowing for those Arkansans who don't want to risk exposure to coronavirus at a voting center. And, we find out about a new counseling service to help people cope with pandemic-related stress.

On today's show, we have the latest from the governor's coronavirus response briefing. Plus, we find out how essential child care providers in Northwest Arkansas have adapted during the pandemic. And, we hear about a remembrance project that aims to memorialize the lynching of three black men in Washington County.

On today's show, we have the latest from the governor's coronavirus response briefing following the Fourth of July holiday. Plus, we discuss the national and state response to the COVID-19 pandemic with an economist from the University of Arkansas. And, we hear from the general manager of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals after Major League Baseball announced there would be no Minor League games during the 2020 season.

Roby Brock, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, says he thinks the economic challenges are going to grow over the next few weeks. He also considers how elections may or may not be affected by the pandemic.

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