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Transportation, Northwest Arkansas

Marty Cook

Assistant Editor

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Marty Cook joined Arkansas Business in October 2013 after 19 years as an award-winning newspaper reporter. He covers the transportation industry and northwest Arkansas businesses.

Marty, a native of Shreveport, graduated from Missouri in 1993 with a bachelor of journalism. He, his wife and three daughters live in Fayetteville.

Last 10 Articles & Blog Posts

Go Fund Me: Medical Bills Spur New Ways to Pay This article is available only in print.

In an era of soaring medical costs, more and more people are turning to fundraising platforms like GoFundMe to help defray their expenses. read more >

When Nature Rages, Cushman and Carriers ‘Take the Hit'

Dan Cushman fully understands that sometimes a company's bottom line has to take a (hopefully) temporary beating when natural disasters hit. read more >

Economist: Gains in Key Sectors Means Solid Growth in Northwest Arkansas

Northwest Arkansas' strong employment doesn't yet pose a threat to its economic growth. That was one of the many positive messages delivered at the seventh annual State of Northwest Arkansas Region Report luncheon. read more >

New Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine a High-Tech Wonder

Kyle Parker has brought his faith in the benefits of technology to his latest project: the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine, the medical school that opened in August in Fort Smith. read more >

Springdale Dentist Office Sold for $2.1 Million (NWA Real Deals)

A New Jersey investor paid slightly more than $2.1 million for Sunset Avenue Dental, a 4,912-SF building that was formerly a My Dentist office. read more >

USA Truck Names Harris VP of Maintenance

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren named Jeff Harris as its vice president of maintenance. read more >

Paths Vary In Keeping Retail Rent Flowing in Northwest Arkansas

The commercial vacancy rates for the four main cities of the northwest Arkansas corridor range from Fayetteville's 5.6 percent to Springdale's 14 percent, sandwiching Rogers (10.5 percent) and Bentonville (12 percent). read more >

Tyson Foods Commits to Food Sustainability

Tyson Foods CEO Tom Hayes says his company's commitment to creating a sustainable food program can help create a healthier environment, a healthier workforce and healthier animals. read more >

New Broadway Bridge Up for Transportation Award

The Arkansas Department of Transportation's Broadway Bridge project is up for the Grand Prize and the People's Choice Award in the America's Transportation Awards. read more >

Hunt Ventures Plans $100 Million Development in Pinnacle Hills

Hunt Ventures and an Oklahoma City group will partner to build a 15-acre, $100 million mixed-use development in Pinnacle Hills in Rogers. read more >

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