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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

Nexstar to Sell KFSM to KTHV Owner Tegna

Nexstar Media Group is selling its northwest Arkansas CBS affiliate KFSM-TV, Channel 5, to Tegna Inc. as it divests 19 stations to satisfy conditions for its purchase of Tribune Media stations across the country. read more >

Entergy Arkansas Plans 100-MW Solar Facility in White County

Entergy Arkansas plans to build a 100-megawatt solar energy facility in White County near Searcy. The project would be the largest utility-owned solar facility in the state and the first to feature a battery for storing solar power. read more >

Windstream Narrows Losses in 4Q, Fiscal Year

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock, whose Chapter 11 filing caused a delay in reporting fourth-quarter and full-year results, posted its earnings report this morning. read more >

Jack Grundfest Named Chief Administrative Officer at Alter Trading

Alter Trading Corp. of St. Louis, which bought Tenenbaum Recycling Group of Little Rock in August, has named Tenenbaum's former CEO Jack Grundfest as Alter's senior vice president and chief administrative officer. read more >

Hit with $310M Judgment, Windstream Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock files Chapter 11 bankruptcy, less than two weeks after a judge found that the 2015 spinoff of its fiber and copper assets ran afoul of bond covenants, exposing the company to a $310 million judgment. read more >

Uniti Group to Sell Its Towers in Latin America

Uniti Group Inc. of Little Rock says it will sell its business in Latin America to a company controlled by Phoenix Tower International of Boca Raton, Florida, for cash consideration of $100 million. read more >

Windstream Postpones Quarterly Results As Hedge Fund Claims Victory

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock postpones its fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 financial results after a federal judge's ruling last week put the company in danger of bankruptcy. read more >

J.B. Hunt Closes on $100M Acquisition of Cory 1st

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell completes its acquisition of Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery. read more >

Mitch Bettis Buys Arkansas Business Publishing Group

Mitch Bettis, president of Arkansas Business Publishing Group of Little Rock, is purchasing the company from a limited partnership led by Olivia Myers Farrell, the two announced Monday. read more >

Proposed Arkansas Highway Plan Would Raise $300M Per Year

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and legislative leaders unveil a $300 million per year plan to maintain Arkansas' roads and bridges — one billed as the largest single highway proposal in the state's history. read more >