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David L. Lawrence Convention Center

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Convention Center Looking At Changes After Fire Alarm Incident

The general manager of the David L. Convention Center says he’s looking at changes after people couldn’t get out of a set of doors when a fire alarm was going off.

02/21/2012

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Auto Show Rolls Back Into Pittsburgh

Lexus showman Zachary Schafer welcomed visitors to the new Lexus super sports car, the IFA, on display at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. KDKA Money Editor Jon Delano was there to check out all the new models, from the economical to the luxury.

02/17/2012

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Duquesne Light Pittsburgh Home and Garden Show

The Duquesne Light Pittsburgh Home and Garden Show March 2 – 11 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Click for a coupon!

02/16/2012

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Pirates Announce Updated Schedule For PiratesFest

The Pittsburgh Pirates have released some new details ahead of their annual PiratesFest celebration set for later this month. This year’s PiratesFest is set for the weekend of Dec. 16-18 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

12/07/2011

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5 Occupy Pittsburgh Protestors Arrested

Five protestors with Occupy Pittsburgh and anti-drilling activists have been arrested. Tuesday marked the first day of a three-day Marcellus and Utica Shale conference at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

11/15/2011

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Alleged ‘American Idol’ Trespasser In Court

A woman arrested at “American Idol” tryouts says she will continue to follow her dream to sing. Brittany Acosta, 21, was arrested when police say she tried to force her way into the competition.

10/17/2011

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‘American Idol’ Back In Pittsburgh

“American Idol” has returned to Pittsburgh and this time the hit television show has brought some star power with it.

09/29/2011

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Vegetable Garden Grows Atop David L. Lawrence Convention Center

The David L. Lawrence Convention Center is a LEED certified “green” building. Nothing could be greener than a vegetable garden on the roof.

09/15/2011

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Opening Ceremony Held For 31st National Veterans Wheelchair Games

The 31st National Veterans Wheelchair Games began Monday in downtown Pittsburgh. Over 600 veterans are competing in the events this week, which continue until Saturday.

08/01/2011

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Roethlisberger Celebrates Wedding Day

Wedding bells rang in Ohio Township Saturday afternoon as Ben Roethlisberger and Ashley Harlan tied the knot.

07/23/2011

Authorities say Dwayne Ferguson is facing charges of robbery and resisting arrest. (Photo Credit: Allegheny County Sheriff's Office/KDKA)

Officials: Teen Accosted In Bathroom, Philadelphia Man Charged

The Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office says a Philadelphia man is facing charges after a teenager was allegedly accosted in a bathroom at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

07/16/2011

Society of American Magicians National Conference

The Society of American Magicians are bringing their magic to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center from July 13 through July 16.

07/13/2011

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Best Green Buildings In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is gaining a reputation as a green city. The U.S. Green Building Council currently reports 48 LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified buildings in the city, including the David L. Lawrence Convention Center and the Heinz History Center Smithsonian Wing.

06/25/2011

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Anti-Violence Groups Hold March As NRA Convention Continues

As the NRA Convention continues in downtown Pittsburgh, gun control advocates and protesters who want more restrictions on gun sales led an anti-violence march on Saturday.

04/30/2011

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NRA Convention Comes To Pittsburgh

The National Rifle Association’s 140th annual meeting opens today in downtown Pittsburgh at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

04/28/2011

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