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Lexington Mayor Pushing Forward On Rupp Upgrades Despite Failed Funding Vote

04 / 17 / 14

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray yesterday said that he "plans to push forward" on a $310M proposed renovation of Rupp Arena and the attached Lexington Convention Center, but added that it is "too early to say how a lack of state funding will affect the timetable for the project," according to a front-page ...

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