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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

Video: Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Jobs at Sun Paper, Mercy Northwest, GW Communication & Sprint

Gov. Asa Hutchinson talks to reporters at the Little Rock Regional Chamber about this week's array of job announcements, the legislative session and new leadership at the Little Rock School District. read more >

Simmons First 1Q Net Income Up 170 Percent

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $23.5 million, up 170 percent from $8.7 million in the same quarter last year. read more >

Bank of Ozarks Reports Record 1Q Net Income

Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $51.7 million, a new record, and up nearly 30 percent from the same quarter last year. read more >

LM Wind Power to Build 44K-SF Warehouse at Little Rock Port

LM Wind Power said Friday that it will consolidate its two Little Rock operations at the city's port and build a new 44,000-SF warehouse there to open in July. read more >

Simmons First Moves to State Charter

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff announced Thursday that, effective today, its bank subsidiary will convert from a national banking association to a state-chartered bank. read more >

Saline Memorial Inks Partnership with Capella Healthcare

After ending partnership talks in December, Saline Memorial Hospital's board of directors voted to create a public-private partnership with Capella Healthcare of Franklin, Tennessee. read more >

Arkansas February Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.2 Percent

Arkansas' February unemployment rate is 4.2 percent, down from 4.4. percent in January and 5.6 percent in the same month last year, according to report Friday from the state Department of Workforce Services. read more >

It's House vs. Senate in 4th Annual Hoops for Kids' Sake Basketball Game

March Madness is right around the corner, but if you just cannot wait until the first round of the NCAA finals on Thursday, you can get your fix tonight in Little Rock at the fourth annual Hoops for Kids' Sake basketball game. read more >

Stock Awards Help Boost Pay for 2 at Home BancShares

An increase in stock awards helped boost total compensation for a pair of executives at Home BancShares Inc. of Conway, according to the firm's annual proxy statement filed March 4. read more >

Windstream Swings to Profit in 4Q, Fiscal Year

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock goes from a loss to a $140.5 million profit in the fourth quarter, and its fiscal 2015 earnings also returned to the black, as the company plans "multiple paths" to shareholder value this year. "Our year-end results reflect the strength and potential of our business and were in-line with our 2015 guidance," President and CEO Tony Thomas said. read more >