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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 has three daughters and lives in Prairie Grove.

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Tyson Foods to Pay Workers $500 Bonus

Tyson Foods to Pay Workers $500 Bonus

Restaurants & Food

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale said it would pay about $60 million in bonuses to 116,000 truckers and employees as a "thank you" for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic. read more >

Preston: Arkansas Ready to Serve Employers, Workers

Preston: Arkansas Ready to Serve Employers, Workers This article is available only in print.

Health CareTransportationCover Story

Arkansas Commerce Secretary Mike Preston says the COVID-19 pandemic is an “unprecedented” challenge to the state's economy, but the state is in a good position to cushion the blow to businesses and employees. read more >

Walmart To Hire 3,000-plus in Arkansas

Walmart To Hire 3,000-plus in Arkansas

Walmart Inc. of Bentonville announced plans this past week to hire 150,000 workers through the end of May to help with the surge in online orders in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. read more >

ArcBest CEO Paid Less in 2019

ArcBest CEO Paid Less in 2019

Transportation

ArcBest Corp. President and CEO Judy McReynolds made $2.4 million in total compensation in 2019, a drop from the $4.1 million she made in 2018, according to the annual proxy statement the company filed with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. read more >