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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

Tyson Foods, Hillshire Settle With Justice Department Over $8.5B Merger

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale and Hillshire Brands Co. of Chicago say they have reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division that, if approved, would allow the companies' $8.5 billion merger to proceed. read more >

Video: Turner Grain Paid Farmer for Wheat But Not Corn

Arkansas Business news partner THV 11 News takes a look at the still-unfolding Turner Grain Merchandising situation, talking to one farmer who says he's owed money by Turner for corn the company purchased. read more >

In Memphis, TVA Will Replace Coal with Natural Gas

The Tennessee Valley Authority voted Thursday to replace its Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis with a natural gas plant, a move aimed at improving air quality conditions in the area. read more >

Company Plans $900M, 440-Mile Crude Oil Pipeline Across Arkansas

Plains All American Pipeline L.P. says it will build a 440-mile crude oil pipeline to connect its Plains Cushing, Okla. terminal to the Valero Memphis Refinery. read more >

This Week in Tyson: EPA Investigates; Hillshire Deal Delayed Again

The Associated Press reports that the Environmental Protection Agency has started an investigation into Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale. In other news, Tyson has again delayed its purchase of Hillshire Brands. read more >

Jerry Jones' Dallas Cowboys Top $3B in Value

The Dallas Cowboys are once again ranked as the top U.S. sports franchise, topping $3 billion value, according to Forbes magazine. read more >

Dillard's 2Q Profit Down 5 Percent, Same-Store Sales Up 1 Percent

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock posted a 5 percent drop in second-quarter earnings, but same-store sales rose 1 percent. CEO William T. Dillard II says executives are "somewhat disappointed in the bottom line performance." read more >

Tyson Foods Extends Hillshire Tender Offer As Feds Seek More Deal Details

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale extends its tender offer for Hillshire Brands of Chicago as the U.S. Department of Justice seeks more details on the pair's $8.5 billion merger plan. Tyson Foods' original tender offer was set to expire on July 16. It has now been extended to Aug. 19. read more >

Reports: APEX Tool to Close Springdale Plant That Employs 250

It's a rare thing that you see a pair of big job loss announcements in northwest Arkansas so close together. read more >

Mark McLarty Buys Bale Honda in Little Rock

Mark McLarty has acquired Bale Honda in Little Rock from John H. “Johnny” Bale and John Sahene. The dealership will operate as Landers-McLarty Honda, with Steve Landers Jr. overseeing day-to-day operations. read more >