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Marty Cook

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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

Tyson Venture Fund Looks to Future of Food

Tyson Foods announced in early December a $150 million capital investment fund it calls Tyson New Ventures LLC to invest in innovative food companies and technologies. read more >

Balancing Work Life, the Law and Marijuana as a Medicine

Despite disapproving political leaders, more than 53 percent of Arkansas voters were ready to give qualifying patients a chance to feel better through marijuana. read more >

Incoming Tyson CEO Tom Hayes Earned $4.6M in 2016

Incoming Tyson Foods Inc. CEO Tom Hayes earned $4.6 million in compensation from the company in 2016, according to Tyson's proxy filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. read more >

Truckers' Rest Time Worries Put to Bed

On Dec. 10, President Barack Obama signed a continuing resolution to keep the government funded until April 28. Included in the resolution was language to fix the ambiguity of hours of service regulations for the industry. read more >

Arkansas Innovators Promote Tech's Everyday Problem-Solving

As technology became accessible, people with a multitude of different agendas have embraced it. Some use it to design incredibly complex logistical plans for transportation; some use it to analyze big data for financial institutions; some use it to figure out a way to connect hungry people to food. read more >

$1M Land Deal Launches Trampoline Park in Fayetteville

Six-plus acres of land in uptown Fayetteville traded hands for a little more than $1 million and will be the site of a 28,000-SF trampoline park. read more >

Low Vacancy in Fayetteville Makes Even Older Properties Stay in High Demand

The more beds that go into Fayetteville, the more beds Fayetteville seems to need, and that means even older multifamily properties are still in demand. read more >

Accountants on Arkansas Campuses Find Numbers in Their Favor

The chairman of the accounting department at Arkansas State University says there will always be a place for accountants in the business world, no matter how high-tech business becomes. read more >

Detroit Investor Nabs CVS in Springdale (NWA Real Deals)

A Detroit investor paid $4.56 million for the CVS Pharmacy at 2001 S. Thompson St. in Springdale. read more >

Tyson Foods' 4Q Profit Misses Expectations, Shares Fall 15 Percent

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reports fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $391 million, or $1.03 per share. read more >

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