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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

Group Proposes Casino Amendment to Fund Highways

A group called Driving Arkansas Forward launched a ballot initiative on Friday, proposing a constitutional amendment to legalize casinos in Arkansas that would generate more money for highways. read more >

Update: Asa Hutchinson, Others React to DOJ Policy Change on Marijuana

The news may have some in Arkansas' burgeoning medical marijuana industry — and the employers who are trying to get handle on how the industry affects the workplace — wondering how it might affect them. read more >

Top Online Stories of 2017: Fake Will Story Commanded the Clicks

Top web pieces at ArkansasBusiness.com ran the gamut from corruption to Tyson, property deals to zombies. read more >

Relyance Bank to Acquire Heartland Bank Branches

Relyance Bank of Pine Bluff said Wednesday that it will acquire Heartland Bank branches in Bryant, Fordyce and Sheridan and take on certain deposit accounts at Heartland locations in Little Rock. read more >

Morrilton Packing to Invest $2.1M, Add 34 Jobs

Morrilton Packing Co., the parent company of Petit Jean Meats, says it will invest $2.1 million in its Morrilton facility to add capacity "for current and future products," a move it said will create 34 jobs. read more >

Alice Walton Sells Her 1,400-Acre Texas Ranch

Alice Walton has sold her 1,400-acre Texas ranch two year after first listing it. read more >

Fed Report: Employers Raising Wages in Tight Labor Market

Employers in the Federal Reserve's Eighth District, which includes all of Arkansas and parts of six nearby states, say they are raising starting wages and salaries to attract new workers amid a tight labor market. read more >

Gary Heathcott Responds to Arkansas Business Cover Story

Gary Heathcott responds to Arkansas Business' cover story this week, which says that CJRW has removed Heathcott from the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery account. read more >

First Orion to Move Headquarters to North Little Rock

First Orion of Little Rock says it will move into a new, six-story office building on Main Street in the Argenta Historic District of North Little Rock. read more >

Dillard's 3Q Net Income Down 36 Percent

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock reports third-quarter net income of $14.5 million, down 36 percent from the same quarter last year, as same-store sales were affected by hurricanes in Texas and Florida. read more >