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Meet the high school dropout who started an education company

As a high school student in McKinney, Gautam (pronounced like Goth-am) Bhargava, now 20 years old, found himself dissatisfied and unmotivated at school. When he turned age 18, he dropped out of school to start an education startup. The company, Peeyr, provides tutoring to students across subject areas and grade levels, from elementary school to college. Its tutors are high school and college students.

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Game tips: 'Splatoon 2': How to upgrade all weapons

Nintendo Switch players making their way through "Splatoon 2's" single player campaign will eventually stumble across a series of alternate Hero weapons that serve as stand-ins for the game's traditional arsenal. Through persistence, players can eventually unlock these Hero weapons for use in the game's multiplayer mode as well as increase their stats in single-player mode through various upgrades. Keep reading to learn all of the items needed to upgrade damage, range, and other Hero weapon statistics in "Splatoon 2."

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Fun family-friendly ways to share the eclipse

On Aug. 21, families in the United States can view a solar eclipse – either total or partial – in most of the country. This event is a chance for you to explore the science of eclipses, astronomy, and physics. Don't miss the opportunity to see it! Folks in the United States won't get another look until 2024.

 

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Joe's KC Bar-B-Que announces new restaurant in Power & Light

Joe’s KC partners in new ice house concept at Power & Light District. Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que plans to open County Line Ice House in the Spring of 2018 in the space formerly occupied by Gordon Biersch Brewery, 100 E. 14th Street.
Tammy Ljungblad The Kansas City Star
Joe's KC Bar-B-Que announces new restaurant in Power & Light 1:39

Joe's KC Bar-B-Que announces new restaurant in Power & Light

Kansas City barbecue: what's so special about it? 2:02

Kansas City barbecue: what's so special about it?

Tracing the trail of barbecue to Kansas City 1:40

Tracing the trail of barbecue to Kansas City

Take a first look at Q39's new location in Overland Park 2:05

Take a first look at Q39's new location in Overland Park

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