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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

USDA Grants, Loan Announced for Northeast Arkansas Towns

Arkansas' U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton and Rep. Rick Crawford have announced two U.S. Department of Agriculture grants and one loan to three communities in northeast Arkansas. read more >

Arkansas Business Wrote About Police Investigating Richard Johns in 2012

Arkansas Business readers have had reason to be wary of Little Rock internist Dr. Richard Johns, who's been arrested and charged with more than 180 counts of fraudulent practices. read more >

Pay Raises, Online Spending Push Wal-Mart's 1Q Results Lower

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville missed analysts' expectations and reported first-quarter net income down nearly 7 percent as the retailer gave raises to employees, invested in e-commerce and endured the effects of currency fluctuations. read more >

Women Share Stories, Strategies About Leading, Growing Ranks in Business

Women must have an expectation that their potential is limitless, and organizations must understand that diversity is key to powering success, three women business leaders said at a panel discussion Friday morning. Includes video. read more >

Dillard's 1Q Net Income Drops 2 Percent, Same-Stores Sales Down 1 Percent

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock reports net income of $109.6 million, down about 2 percent from the same time last year as same-store sales slid 1 percent. "We are disappointed with our first quarter performance," Dillard's CEO William T. Dillard II said in a news release. read more >

Report: US Truckers Generated Record $700B in Revenue Last Year

A new report from the American Trucking Associations says the U.S. trucking industry generated a record $700.4 billion in revenue. read more >

Arvest Survey Shows Rising Consumer Sentiment in Arkansas

Rising optimism among Arkansas couples with no children and the unemployed helped drive an increase in consumer sentiment this year, according to the Spring 2015 Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey. read more >

Bank of the Ozarks to Buy Bank of the Carolinas in $65M Deal

Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock said Wednesday that it has agreed to purchase Bank of the Carolinas Corp. and its wholly owned bank subsidiary, Bank of the Carolinas, in an all-stock deal worth about $64.7 million. read more >

Hillshire Business Helps Drive Tyson Foods' 2Q Sales

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reported second-quarter net income of $310 million, up 45 percent from the same quarter last year as sales in its Prepared Foods division shot up after the company's purchase of Hillshare Brands last year. read more >

ArcBest Posts Best Quarter in 7 Years, $745K Net Income

ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith on Monday reported its best first quarter in seven years, citing $745,000 in profit versus a loss of $5.2 million in same the quarter last year. read more >