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Lexington Herald-Leader Columnist Explores University Cities idea

Columnist Tom Eblen explores the University Cities research and Mayor Jim Gray’s thoughts on the idea’s application in Lexington.

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Lexington has been a college town for more than 200 years. But when Scott Shapiro, a top aide to Mayor Jim Gray, was benchmarking local data against other cities recently, he discovered something interesting: Lexington was one of six U.S. cities whose numbers place them in a unique category.

Tom Eblen: Lexington one of six ‘university cities’; can it take advantage?

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Sports and the University City

Kentucky Sports Radio, the multimedia deep-dive for all things UK sports, published this thoughtful piece on how college sports create a special culture and community in University Cities.

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