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* Actor George Clooney was arrested Friday during a protest outside the Sudan embassy. Sounds like he's laying the groundwork to run for Congress.
* The movie documenting all of President Obama's accomplishments has been released. It's 17 minutes long. Figures, the shortest film of the year is the one documenting Obama's accomplishments.
* This is great. In honor of St. Patrick's Day, all of this weekend's Omaha water main breaks will be spurting green beer.
* Talk about raining on a parade. The NCAA selection committee said that among all saints, St. Patrick was "probably a no. 11 seed."
* For St. Patrick's Day, Paula Deen introduced her green fried pork rinds covered in green fried cheese.
* Omaha police are warning about a get-rich-quick scheme. I believe the scheme is serving as police chief of Omaha.
* U.S. workers are expected to spend an average of 90 minutes per day at work watching March Madness games, with employers paying $175 million to distracted workers. In a related story, the symposium "Why China surpassing the U.S." has been postponed indefinitely.
* Bob Kerrey said he received assurances from several senators that his previous seniority will be greatly respected if he's elected again. Apparently, Kerrey will be referred to as "The Pope of Greenwich Village."
* If those are anything like the assurances senators make to voters while campaigning, I wouldn't put a lot of stock in ‘em.
* Rush Limbaugh has just joined Twitter. Here's the amazing thing: Limbaugh has been on Twitter for 45 seconds and hasn't gotten in trouble yet.
* Rush Limbaugh has joined Twitter, and North Korea announced it is launching a long-range rocket. Great, two threats to world peace.
* Warren Buffett attended the White House state dinner in honor of British Prime Minister David Cameron. There was a historic photo op: the leader of Great Britain shaking hands with the leader of the United States of America.
* Buffett is so powerful that this was the first official state dinner where the entree was Bronco Burgers.
* Today, yet another Republican called on Newt Gingrich to drop out of the race: It was Callista.
* This just in: At the presidential inauguration in 2013, Newt Gingrich plans to stand behind the guy being sworn into office and vow to stay in the race.
* Gingrich suggested using tracking systems similar to UPS and FedEx to keep tabs on the whereabouts of illegal immigrants. There are a lot of calls for Newt to drop out of the race. I'm going to call for him to stay in the race, because I have a job to do.
* West Omaha is getting several new preschools. For those not familiar, west Omaha preschools are similar to Ivy League universities, only more difficult to get into.
* Munch's famous painting "The Scream" is up for auction. It's expected to be purchased by Omaha officials to remind homeowners that property taxes are soon due.
* The award-winning show "Terra Nova" about the solar system has been canceled. In an attempt to get viewers, it may be repackaged under the title "Real Housewives of Saturn."
* The Olsen twins announced they have quit acting, an event I was pretty sure took place in 1989.
* This will allow the Olsens to pursue their first love: searching flea markets for clothes to wear to award shows.
* Last week in Lincoln, Bill Belichick met with Bo Pelini. Seeing two guys in hoodies and grim expressions, it was mistaken for the World Poker Championships.
* Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price injured himself toweling off between innings. On St. Paddy's Day, the rest of the team was ordered not to pinch Price should he failed to wear green, out of concern he's end up on the DL.
* In honor of St. Patrick's Day, Boston Red Sox pitchers will be drinking green beer in the clubhouse.
* Officials announced that British athletes will not be shaking hands after Olympic events in London out of concern over germs. And the French announced that their athletes will not be shaking hands because they're French.