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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

ASU Hires Shane Broadway As VP for Governmental Relations

The Arkansas State University System hires Shane Broadway, the director of the state Department of Higher Education, as vice president of governmental relations. read more >

Wal-Mart Loses Appeal in Pennsylvania Class-Action Lawsuit

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville says it lost its latest appeal in a class-action lawsuit filed against it in 2002, which will affect earning per share from continuing operations in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015. read more >

Jeff Gardner Leaves Windstream with $5.1M Package

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock files details of its final compensation payments to former CEO Jeff Gardner and its new compensation agreement with Gardner's successor, Tony Thomas. read more >

Windstream Names New CFO, Makes Other Leadership Changes

A day after the resignation of founding CEO Jeff Gardner, Windstream Holdings Inc.'s new chief executive appointed a new CFO and named three executives to oversee company segments. read more >

Bass Pro Shops Buys Ranger Boats

Bass Pro Group LLC, the privately held outdoor and hunting supply retailer, is buying Fishing Holdings LLC of Flippin, which makes Ranger Boats, Stratos and Triton fishing boat brands. read more >

Tony Thomas Named CEO of Windstream As Jeff Gardner Steps Down

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock said Thursday that Jeff Gardner has resigned as president and CEO and that Tony Thomas has been appointed to succeed him "effective immediately." read more >

White County Medical Center to Buy Newport Hospital

Community Health Systems Inc. of Franklin, Tennessee, says it will sell its 133-bed Harris Hospital in Newport, along with related outpatient services, to White County Medical Center of Searcy. read more >

About 16 People Injured in Ammonia Leak at Tyson Plant

Officials say about 16 people have been taken to hospitals following an ammonia leak at the Tyson Foods Chick-n-Quick plant in Rogers. read more >

Fayetteville Voters Repeal Anti-Bias Ordinance

Voters in Fayetteville have repealed Ordinance 5703, which the city council passed by a 6-2 vote in the early-morning hours of Aug. 20. read more >

Report: Bret Bielema In Talks With Nebraska; Here's His UA Contract Details

There's this report making the rounds that University of Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema is in "serious talks" with the folks at Nebraska to talk to the top coaching job there. read more >