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Transportation, Northwest Arkansas
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.
Lance Fritz, the head of Union Pacific Railroad, said last week during a Q&A panel celebrating the Little Rock Port Authority's 60th anniversary that he had cautionary words for President Trump regarding the country's trade war with China. read more >
Middleton Properties LLC paid $5.9 million for 4 acres and Delta Group Electronics' 37,600-SF facility on West Technology Way in Fayetteville. read more >
The Little Rock mutual health insurance company is still the state's largest private company with revenue of $2.48 billion in 2018. However, the revenue figure was down — a little less than 2% — from $2.52 billion in 2017, ending a streak of at least 15 years of revenue growth. read more >
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders criticizes Walmart for paying its employees "starvation wages" during his presentation at the retailers' shareholders' meeting in Rogers. read more >