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, 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.

The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump continues today in the U.S. Senate. John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, talks with Roby Brock, from our partner Talk Business and Politics, about the impeachment. They also discuss trends from the past decade in Arkansas politics.


On today's show, we have a discussion about how our relationship with alcohol changes as we get older. Plus, we head to Little Rock as Democratic candidate Michael Bloomberg makes a stop in the Natural State. And, we go to Terra Studios, which has officially turned off its glassblowing furnaces and suspended production of its iconic Bluebird of Happiness.

On today's show, we meet the new director of the Rogers Historical Museum, who discusses her goals and vision for the future of the facility. Plus, we find out how to avoid loneliness, especially during the short days and cold temperatures of winter. And, we have an interview with musician Jesse Cook, who will be performing at the Walton Arts Center this weekend.