conventions http://wwno.org en GM's largest vehicles are high profile at New Orleans auto show http://wwno.org/post/gms-largest-vehicles-are-high-profile-new-orleans-auto-show General Motors plans to display nearly 100 vehicles at this year’s Greater New Orleans International Auto Show that begins Friday at the Ernest N.&#160;Morial Convention Center.&#160;<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="A view from the convention hall at this year&#039;s New Orleans International Auto Show. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 13:41:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 56696 at http://wwno.org Southern Baptists' Historic Presidential Vote Near http://wwno.org/post/southern-baptists-historic-presidential-vote-near <div><p>The nation&#39;s largest Protestant denomination is set to take its biggest step yet toward resolving its troubled racial past.</p><p>On Tuesday, the Southern Baptist Convention plans to vote on whether to elect an African-American president for the first time in the denomination&#39;s 167-year history. The Rev. Fred Luter Jr. is so-far unopposed for the position.</p><p>Seventeen years ago, Luter was one of the authors of an SBC resolution that apologized to African-Americans for perpetuating racism and resolved to strive for racial reconciliation.</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 17:09:04 +0000 The Associated Press 14095 at http://wwno.org