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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

Caterpillar to Lay Off 60 in North Little Rock

Caterpillar Inc. is laying off 60 people at its motor grader manufacting plant in North Little Rock. read more >

Disasters, Low Oil Prices, Shale Cause $6.4B Loss at BHP Billiton

Battered by a devastating dam disaster in Brazil, low commodity prices and losses in shale holdings – including operations in Arkansas – mining giant BHP Billiton posted a record $6.4 billion annual loss on Tuesday. read more >

Dillard's Same-Store Sales Down 5 Percent, Net Income Down 59 Percent

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock reports another tough quarter marked by declining sale-store sales and net income. "The challenges facing apparel retailers continued through the second quarter, and our poor results reflect this," CEO William Dillard says. read more >

CS&L Swings to 2Q Loss

Communications Sales & Leasing Inc. of Little Rock reports a $1.5 million second-quarter loss as it closes one acquisition and prepares to take on another. Revenue was a $188.6 million, up 46 percent from the same quarter last year. read more >

Update: Report Says Former ASU Chancellor Might Have Violated Law

The second part of an audit examining former Arkansas State University Chancellor Tim Hudson includes notice of possible violations of state law concerning his efforts to get financial assistance for a family member. read more >

Bear State Financial: 2Q Net Income Up 80 Percent

Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock reports second-quarter net income of $4.5 million, up 80 percent from the same quarter last year. read more >

Home BancShares 2Q Net Income Up 28 Percent to New Record

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway reports second-quarter net income of $43.5 million, up 28 percent from the same quarter last year. read more >

Simmons First 2Q Net Income Up 14 Percent

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff announces second-quarter net income of $22.9 million, up 14 percent from the same quarter last year, as the company continued to integrate recent acquisitions. read more >

Wall Street Journal: Bank of the Ozarks Fills Loan Void in Big Markets

The Wall Street Journal today takes a look at Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock, which it says is filling a loan void in big markets like New York and Houston. read more >

Video: Watch Asa Hutchinson, Leslie Rutledge Speak at the Republican National Convention

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and state Attorney General Leslie Rutledge spoke during last night's Republican National Convention in Cleveland, with both criticizing Hillary Clinton more than they praised the GOP nominee, Donald Trump. read more >

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