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, 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.

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.

John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, provides another round of “up” and “down” arrows to indicate how he thinks the fortunes of people and policies are trending. He sat down with Roby Brock of Talk Business and Politics to discuss his most recent arrows, which include impeachment and University of Arkansas Razorback coaches.

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John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, and Roby Brock, with our content partner Talk Business and Politics, consider if the major political parties can agree on anything relating to the impeachment inquiry. They also discuss the hiring of a new head football coach at the University of Arkansas.

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