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Danville earns $53 million from VP debate media exposure

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- There was one clear winner after the vice presidential debate in Kentucky: Centre College.

The school in Danville estimates it got $53 million in media exposure from the debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Republican Congressman Paul Ryan.

Media hits were compared from the date last year when the school learned it would play host, and the day after the election.

Hits to the school's website jumped.

Center also says its Twitter audience increased 65 percent and Facebook jumped by almost 17 percent.

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