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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

Baptist Health to Buy Sparks Health System

Baptist Health of Little Rock says it will buy Sparks Health System, confirming an earlier Arkansas Business report. read more >

Watch Video of the Arkansas Marijuana Commission Meeting Here

The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. today — its first meeting after the state Supreme Court cleared the way last month for the state to launch its medical marijuana program. read more >

Home BancShares Acquires Shore Premier Finance

The parent company of Centennial Bank buys Shore Premier Finance, a division of Union Bank & Trust of Richmond, Virginia, in a deal that includes $374.5 million in cash and 1.25 million shares of Home BancShares stock. read more >

Reuters: Acxiom Near Deal to Sell Marketing Solutions Unit for $2.2B

On CNBC this morning, Reuters reports that Acxiom Corp. of Conway is nearing a deal to sell its Acxiom Marketing Solutions unit for $2.2 billion to Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. of New York. read more >

Update: Big River Steel to Spend $1.2B to Expand, Add 500 Jobs

Big River Steel announces that it will spend $1.2 billion to expand its scrap recycling and steel production facility near Osceola, a move that will create an additional 500 jobs there. read more >

Here's What Arkansas' Redesigned Driver's Licenses Look Like

The state Department of Finance and Administration today unveiled a newly redesigned Arkansas driver's license and ID card. read more >

Records: Bret Bielema's Fayetteville Home Sells for $1.8M

Former Arkansas Razorbacks football coach Bret Bielema has sold his Fayetteville home, according to Washington County records. read more >

Venture Center CEO Lee Watson Moves to 'Chief Innovator' Role

The Venture Center of Little Rock says CEO Lee Watson will move into a newly created position, "chief innovator," and that a former Acxiom Corp. leader, Bill Yoder, will be interim CEO. read more >

Molex Opens Design Center in Conway

Molex of Lisle, Illinois, announced last week the opening of a new design center in Conway that will employ more than 100 engineering and technical workers. read more >

See the Trailer for 'Antiquities,' A Film Shot in Arkansas

The filmmakers behind "Antiquities," a feature by Arkansans Graham Gordy and Daniel Campbell, have released the film's first trailer. read more >