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Brad's afternoon edition
* Thursday is National High Five Day, when Americans are supposed to greet everyone they meet at work with a high-five. This lays the groundwork for the most awkward opening of a U.S. Supreme Court session ever.
* President Obama is in Michigan. He's kicking off a tour of all 17 of Mitt Romney's home states.
* On Thursday, the world's oldest man turned 115. His loved ones planned a birthday party. Let's hope it wasn't a surprise party.
* Sarah Palin has endorsed Florida Rep. Allen West for vice president. Sure, he'd make a good vice president. As a member of the current Congress he's used to doing nothing.
* The new leaders of North Korea are taking measures to ensure that they retain their ironclad grip on power and no one is able to wrest control ... wait, my mistake. Those are the leaders of Google.
* Omaha native Annie Gustafson completed a 1,860-mile-hike in New Zealand. You know what you'll call it when an Omahan makes a 1,860-mile trek in the spring? "Going to a polling place."
* Hostess is threatening to close its plants if workers go on strike. You thought the air-traffic controller strike threatened to shut down this great country.
* Hostess officials want unionized workers to agree to reduced benefits. I'm pretty sure this is the first time the words "Hostess" and "reduced" have appeared in the same sentence.
* The Kansas City Royals have lost seven straight games. It's only April and the Royals are already in midseason form.
* The U.S. has placed a $10 million bounty on the head of a Pakistani military chief. This sounds like a job for the New Orleans Saints defense.
* New Husker basketball coach Tim Miles did a basketball reality show that won an Emmy. This makes Nebraska the only power-conference team whose head coach has more Emmys than conference titles.
* Tim Tebow was booed at Yankee Stadium. Tim, don't feel bad. Had they ever visited Yankee Stadium, the same thing would've happened to Mother Teresa and Jonas Salk.
* According to current and former players, up to 60 percent of Oregon football players smoke marijuana. Finally, an explanation for whoever approved those Oregon football uniforms: contact high.