university medical center http://wwno.org en Officials Assure Lawmakers University Medical Center Is Fully Funded http://wwno.org/post/officials-assure-lawmakers-university-medical-center-fully-funded Facility planning officials say the construction of University Medical Center in New Orleans is on time and on budget.<p> Tue, 28 May 2013 17:35:00 +0000 Ashley Westerman 36276 at http://wwno.org Palace Hotel Implodes To Make Way For University Medical Center http://wwno.org/post/palace-hotel-implodes-make-way-university-medical-center <p>Only rubble remains of the old Palace Hotel in New Orleans. State officials say the implosion of the 17-story building next to I-10 went as scheduled. Mon, 23 Jul 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 16302 at http://wwno.org State will move residents before Sunday implosion http://wwno.org/post/state-will-move-residents-sunday-implosion <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">State officials say they will send buses to the Iberville public housing development to move residents before Sunday&#39;s planned implosion of a former hotel near.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Times-Picayune reports&nbsp;some residents worried that the implosion, planned for Sunday morning, would shower the development with dust.</p> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 13:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 16225 at http://wwno.org Baton Rouge Firm Gets State Hospital Contract http://wwno.org/post/baton-rouge-firm-gets-state-hospital-contract <p>Swedish developer Skanska and joint venture partner MAPP Construction, a Baton Rouge-based construction firm, have secured the second piece of the state contract for the new University Medical Center in New Orleans. Skanska said the second portion of the contract is for $130 million and Skanska&#39;s share is $118 million.</p> Tue, 12 Jun 2012 15:38:18 +0000 The Associated Press 13472 at http://wwno.org