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GreatLife mixes golf and fitness clubs

Overland Park-based GreatLife KC, which builds fitness centers within golf clubhouses, has recently purchased seven golf courses, including Deer Creek, Canyon Farms and Falcon Ridge in Johnson County. Rick Farrant, GreatLife’s owner, said his business plan of one membership covering both golf and the gym has been a success in Topeka and Sioux Falls, Idaho, and he sees an opportunity in Kansas City.

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KC police, Jackson County prosecutor awarded federal grants

Police will receive $700,000, and prosecutors will receive more than $400,000. Authorities said this is the first time the Justice Department has awarded dual grants through its Office of Justice Programs to separate agencies in the same city.
Glenn E. Rice, Leah Becerra The Kansas City Star
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