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Can duct tape really help float a boat?

For Shawnee Mission School District administrators, it was sink, swim or float when testing out Rosehill Elementary students’ crafts. Three of the six boats sunk in their maiden voyage May 12. But the educators say it was worth getting wet to show kids learning can be fun.

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Soccer park expected to be boon for Olathe, fans and players

The Olathe City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the privately owned Olathe Soccer Complex, which will sit at the southwest corner of Kansas 10 and Ridgeview Road. The 96-acre project, developed by Ridgeview Associates LLC and West Star Development, will cost an estimated $65 million and include nine all-weather artificial turf fields.

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Olathe fire crews battle blaze at house on 122nd Street

Olathe fire crews battled a house fire Monday at a home near 122nd Street and Nelson Road.
Video courtesy of the Olathe Fire Department
Olathe fire crews battle blaze at house on 122nd Street 0:31

Olathe fire crews battle blaze at house on 122nd Street

Fire causes $75,000 in damage to Olathe home 0:26

Fire causes $75,000 in damage to Olathe home

Eye surgery 2:25

Eye surgery

Possibility of severe weather outbreak on Saturday 4:44

Possibility of severe weather outbreak on Saturday