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Fort Collins Mayor Comes to Lexington

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Tom Eblen, Herald-Leader Columnist: Economic Development in University Cities is All About Collaboration

Tom Eblen writes about Fort Collins Mayor Wade Troxell, who traveled to Lexington to speak about being a fellow University City. Troxell was the keynote for the Lafayette Seminar, an annual forum presented by the University of Kentucky’s Gaines Center for the Humanities. Following the speech, Mayor Troxell partnered with Lexington Mayor Jim Gray to answer questions about the University Cities concept from a crowd of 50 Lexington leaders.

 Wade Troxell, mayor of Fort Collins, Colorado.  Mayor Wade Troxell of Fort Collins.

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Video + article from University of Kentucky’s UKNow:

It’s a partnership unlike any other, relying on each other to complete pivotal projects and daily deeds, constantly working together to find solutions. Yes, the city of Lexington and the University of Kentucky are intertwined, but a recent discovery proves it’s much more than a partnership — it’s a new species of community…

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