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Brad's afternoon edition
* Newt Gingrich will be dropping out of the presidential race next Tuesday. Now he can't even quit on time.
* Although he's quitting the race, Gingrich may run for president again. You know what they say: fourteenth time's the charm.
* Mitt Romney is searching for a running mate. The race is reportedly "wide open" and "no one has been ruled out." At this point, I'm 90 percent sure we can rule out Ted Nugent.
* I'd like to take a moment to applaud environmentally conscious Kansas City Royals fans, who have begun wearing paper bags made of recyclable materials.
* According to a report, Prince William and Kate may run next year's London Marathon. Well, sort of. Butlers will run the first 26 miles, then William and Kate will travel the final 385 yards in a carriage as the crowd cheers their victory.
* One Mega Millions winner has finally come forward. The rest are wealthy people living in complete anonymity. Sort of like the Charlotte Bobcats lineup.
* According to a new study, super-sizing our orders at fast food restaurants gives Americans an enhanced sense of self-importance. Remember the old days when to feel good about ourselves we'd get an advanced degree, or learn a foreign language, maybe do volunteer work? Now we get the really big fries.
* A so-called "fat tax" may be placed on overweight airline passengers in the U.K. Because airline travel isn't degrading enough, now we need to be charged based on the size of our rumps.
* Some ancient artifacts were discovered in the restroom of a Colorado home that someone recently purchased. Here's your first indication that your new home was not cleaned regularly: It contains ancient artifacts.
* Several contestants stormed off the set of "The Biggest Loser." It's been attributed to self-esteem issues. I'm stunned that people competing to be called "The Biggest Loser" would have problems with self-esteem.
* Jury selection has been completed for the Roger Clemens retrial. The big challenge is finding 12 Americans who haven't already served on a jury for a Major League Baseball player allegedly involved with steroids.
* A Malaysian rifle shooter will be eight months pregnant when she competes at the London Olympics. That has to be a nightmare - to have huge cravings and access to nothing but British food.
* The Alabama fan who accidentally broke the BCS trophy has been identified as Carleton Tinker. He said this is the second-most embarrassing thing that ever happened to him, right after being named Carleton Tinker.
* In NBA action, Delonte West gave Gordon Hayward a "Wet Willie." And for a joke on the Philadelphia bench, Andre Iguodala pulled out a chair and teammate Lou Williams fell on his rump. Remember, young athletes, the key to making it in the pros: maturity.