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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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Salvador Perez changes the game with one swing

The Star's Rustin Dodd breaks down the Royals' 8-2 victory over the Tigers on Wednesday.
Rustin Dodd The Kansas City Star
Salvador Perez changes the game with one swing 1:39

Salvador Perez changes the game with one swing

Five things to know about Royals designated hitter Brandon Moss 1:00

Five things to know about Royals designated hitter Brandon Moss

Mayor James, Police Chief Zimmerman engage with south KC residents about crime 2:01

Mayor James, Police Chief Zimmerman engage with south KC residents about crime

The Star's Editorial Board Facebook Live with Kansas City attorney Mike Burke 4:25

The Star's Editorial Board Facebook Live with Kansas City attorney Mike Burke