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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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From high school dropout to college track star

Jatoria McGrit, who grew up in a rough neighborhood in Florida, found a new life at Cloud County Community College.
Rich Sugg The Kansas City Star
From high school dropout to college track star 1:44

From high school dropout to college track star

Cosplayers get in character at Planet Comicon Kansas City 3:41

Cosplayers get in character at Planet Comicon Kansas City

Pothole damages cars on I-70 in Kansas City 0:43

Pothole damages cars on I-70 in Kansas City

Devastating floodwaters create state of emergency in Missouri 2:28

Devastating floodwaters create state of emergency in Missouri