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Lance Turner

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Lance Turner has been with Arkansas Business since 1999 and has been Interactive Editor since 2000. Turner oversees content for ABPG sites, including ArkansasBusiness.com, where he edits the Daily Report enewsletter.

He appears regularly on CBS affiliate KTHV-TV, Channel 11, providing business news reports on "Today's THV This Morning." He is also a panelist on AETN's weekly public affairs program, "Arkansas Week."

He's on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

Last 10 Articles & Blog Posts

Entergy Arkansas Seeks Rate Increase in 2016

Entergy Arkansas Inc., looking to cover improvements to its power grid and pay for the purchase of an El Dorado power plant, is seeking to raise electrical rates next year, according to a filing Friday with the Arkansas Public Service Commission. read more >

Simmons First 1Q Net Income Up 97 Percent

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff on Thursday said first-quarter net income nearly doubled from the same quarter last year. read more >

CPI Sells Oklahoma Newspapers to Warren Buffett's BH Media Group

Community Publishers Inc. of Bentonville has sold the last of its newspaper holdings to a firm owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire-Hathway Co. read more >

Jacksonville Schools Wants To Be Party in Desegregation Case

A federal judge says he needs more information before deciding whether the new Jacksonville School District can be a party to a decades-old desegregation case involving the Pulaski County Special School District. read more >

HP Enterprise Gets $190M DHS Contract for Medicaid Management

HP Enterprise Services signs a $190 million contract with the state Department of Human Services to manage Medicaid in Arkansas through a new IT system. read more >

Entergy Arkansas Seeks OK for 81-Megawatt Solar Power Plant

Entergy Arkansas said Wednesday that it is seeking approval from the state Public Service Commission to build an 81-megawatt photovoltaic solar energy plant in Arkansas County. read more >

Bank of the Ozarks 1Q Net Income Up 58 Percent

Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock reports first quarter net income of $39.9 million, up 58 percent from the same quarter last year. read more >

Skyline Report: Residential Permits Down But Value Up in 2014's Second Half

The number of residential building permits issued in northwest Arkansas fell in the second half of 2014 compared with the same time in 2013, but the value of those permits increased, a report says. read more >

Wal-Mart Commends Asa Hutchinson for Work on HB1228

Today, following Asa Hutchinson's request that the Legislature recall and rework HB1228, Wal-Mart praised the governor and legislative leaders. read more >

Wal-Mart Is Now Calling for a Veto of HB1228

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville had previously expressed its displeasure with HB1228. But Tuesday afternoon, CEO Doug McMillon called on Gov. Asa Hutchinson to veto the bill. read more >

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