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May 19th and 20th will be the grand opening of Nashville's new convention center, Music City Center, according to Mayor Karl Dean.
In an announcement today, the Mayor says there will be a free open house for the community with live music, a street party and an outdoor concert.
The two day celebration will mark the end of more than 3 years of construction on the $585 million project.
According to a statement by the Mayor's office, more than 100 meetings and 800,000 room nights have already been booked.
Details on the celebration are still developing, including the lineup and headliner of the May 20th concert.
Those details will be announced in the coming weeks.
Tuesday, February 5 2013, 01:55 PM CST
Haslam's chief deputy Claude Ramsey to retire
June 19, 2013 16:41 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gov. Bill Haslam says chief deputy Claude Ramsey is retiring at the end of August to spend more time with his family in Chattanooga.
The Republican governor said in a news release on Wednesday that the 70-year-old Ramsey has been integral to his administration on key initiatives that include civil service reform, economic development efforts, workforce development training and improved operation of state government.
Ramsey was elected to the General Assembly in 1972 where he served four years in the House. He was Hamilton County's mayor for 16 years.
His last day on the job is August 31.
Porsche tops in annual survey of vehicle quality
DETROIT (AP) -- Porsche is the top performer in an annual survey of new vehicle quality.
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