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"His heart was so big" -- Family and friends remember gym owner killed in shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Friends and family of the man killed in the Jazz District Sunday remember him as a mentor and coach to hundreds of people who wanted to improve their lives. They identified him as Gary Taylor, 34, formerly a star quarterback at Center High School, and the owner of Power House gym in Raytown, Mo.