Convention Center 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 The Lens Reporting: Riverfront Development Proposals http://wwno.org/post/lens-reporting-riverfront-development-proposals <p></p><p>This week state lawmakers and New Orleans city officials got a look at some proposals for riverfront development.</p><p>Tyler Bridges over at The Lens has been following the issue, which involves decisions about what to do with the World Trade Center, at the foot of Canal Street.</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 21:55:00 +0000 Eve Troeh 33881 at http://wwno.org Convention center to refinance bonds http://wwno.org/post/convention-center-refinance-bonds <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The authority that oversees the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center will be able to save at least $6 million in interest costs on its outstanding bonds based on action taken by the State Bond Commission.</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:31:07 +0000 The Associated Press 20464 at http://wwno.org Berger named to Convention Center board http://wwno.org/post/berger-named-convention-center-board <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Brandon Berger has been appointed to the Board of Commissioners for the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The board oversees convention facilities in New Orleans.</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:34:49 +0000 The Associated Press 20161 at http://wwno.org Convention Center renovation may run into Super Bowl http://wwno.org/post/convention-center-renovation-may-run-super-bowl <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The renovation of New Orleans' major convention center may be delayed until the time of the 2013 Super Bowl in the city.</span></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The center's governing board says construction costs are about $1.4 million over the initial contract price and the work is already more than a month behind schedule.</p> Sat, 28 Apr 2012 20:43:10 +0000 The Associated Press 9707 at http://wwno.org NOPD Officer Sentenced For Lying After Convention Center Shooting http://wwno.org/post/nopd-officer-sentenced-lying-after-convention-center-shooting <p>A New Orleans police officer will serve 20 months in prison for lying about his actions after fatally shooting a man during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The victim was among thousands stranded after the 2005 storm.</p><p> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 22:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 8639 at http://wwno.org NOPD Officer Convicted of Lying About Convention Center Shooting http://wwno.org/post/nopd-officer-convicted-lying-about-convention-center-shooting <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d8a590309ef-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d8a590309ef-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d8a590309ef-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-996644.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>A New Orleans police officer has been convicted of lying about a deadly shooting in the chaotic days after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Eileen Fleming reports the officer's partner has been acquitted.</p> Sat, 10 Dec 2011 00:50:16 +0000 Eileen Fleming 3453 at http://wwno.org