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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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.

During his discussion with Roby Brock of Talk Business and Politics, John Brummett, from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, says a football game a few days ago might serve as a metaphor for the 2020 race for the White House.

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Beto O'Rourke brought his campaign for the White House to Arkansas this weekend. He talked with Roby Brock, from our partner Talk Business and Politics, about guns and chances his party will have in 2020.

John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, is upset with plenty of political types. He discusses that frustration with Roby Brock, from our partner Talk Business and Politics.

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John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is ranking the Arkansas governors who have served during his lifetime. Let the arguments begin!

Brummett discusses some of his rankings with Roby Brock of Talk Business and Politics.

The latest Talk Business and Politics Poll asks residents in Northwest Arkansas if they favor beer and wine at Razorback contests and weighs the support for a Sarah Sanders gubernatorial run. John Brummett, political writer for the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and Roby Brock, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, discuss both matters.

Washington Regional Medical Center has partnered with Oklahoma Mothers’ Milk Bank to open its first human milk depot in Northwest Arkansas. Plus, research done by two University of Arkansas professors proposes a way to reduce the use of child labor in the global cocoa industry. And, we take a look at a new report from the Arkansas Justice Collective that alleges Fayetteville law officials are not complying with a 2008 city ordinance that has to do with marijuana offenses.

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