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Olathe seventh-grader wins Super Bowl contest, will be at the big game

Sophie Schneider, who attends Mission Trail Middle School, was named the winner of the NFL Play 60 Super Bowl contest. The announcement was made on “Good Morning America., with Cairo Santos and Dustin Colquitt of the Chiefs on hand to offer congratulations to the young Chiefs fan.

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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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Solar eclipse diamond ring 'looks like heaven'

People including Stacey Johnson of Independence and Jacqueline Gafford of Kansas City we're amazed by the solar eclipse as it went total over downtown Kansas City. They were on the rooftop of the public library.
Keith Myers The Kansas City Star
Solar eclipse diamond ring 'looks like heaven' 1:31

Solar eclipse diamond ring 'looks like heaven'

MU students enjoyed long duration of totality on first day of school 0:55

MU students enjoyed long duration of totality on first day of school

Chicken 'N Pickle revelers celebrate solar eclipse in North Kansas City 1:41

Chicken 'N Pickle revelers celebrate solar eclipse in North Kansas City

Benedictine monks view Monday's solar eclipse 2:10

Benedictine monks view Monday's solar eclipse