Lexington Kentucky http://wfpl.org en Rupp Arena Overhaul Plans Unveiled http://wfpl.org/post/rupp-arena-overhaul-plans-unveiled <p>Officials have announced details of a planned $300 million "reinvention" of Lexington’s Rupp Arena.</p><p>The design includes a new adjoining convention center, a transparent facade chair-back seats throughout the arena.</p><p>Governor Steve Beshear is recommending $65 million in state-issued bonds to help fund the project. Full financing has not been worked out yet.</p><p>Lexington Mayor Jim Gray says that’s not a concern.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 23:47:11 +0000 Stu Johnson | Kentucky Public Radio 8542 at http://wfpl.org Rupp Arena Overhaul Plans Unveiled Lexington's Gray Touts City's Successes in Speech http://wfpl.org/post/lexingtons-gray-touts-citys-successes-speech <p></p><p style="background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; color:#222222">Lexington Mayor Jim Gray delivered his annual State of the Merged Government address today. <o:p></o:p></span></p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 21:02:57 +0000 Kentucky Public Radio's Brenna Angel 3544 at http://wfpl.org Lexington's Gray Touts City's Successes in Speech