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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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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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The University City – A Next City Op-Ed

Next City published my Op-Ed: New Species of City Discovered: University City. It gives an overview of the concept.

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