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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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.

John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, and Roby Brock, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, discuss how enthusiasm for vaping regulations is slowing.

John Walker, a towering figure in Arkansas political history, died Monday at the age of 82. Some of the reporters who covered him remember his passion.

On today's show, we hear about this weekend's Native American Cultural Celebration at the Museum of Native American History in Bentonville. Plus, we head to Springdale where Vet Veggies is growing vegetables and herbs in climate-controlled freight shipping containers. And, we hear a recording of Johnny Cash the night before he played his historic concert at Folsom Prison.

On today's show, thousands of medical school graduates are not able to find residency placements, which delays their ability to become physicians. We discuss the shortage in Arkansas and what it means for the state's students and residents. Plus, Roby Brock and John Brummett talk football, the 2020 race for the White House and Greenland. And, we have a conversation about conversations about food.

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