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Brad's afternoon edition
* On Tuesday, Jennifer Lopez appeared on both "Good Morning America" and "Nightline." She was so busy she didn't have time to get married once.
* In Colorado Springs, a giant, 6-foot-long lizard is on the loose after breaking his leash. Only in Colorado Springs do you see someone out walking their lizard.
* It's a dangerous situation. If Colorado football fans get hold of the lizard, they're liable to place ropes around it and run it around the football field every time their team scores.
* In an interview, President George W. Bush just said: "I have no desire for fame and power anymore." So it sounds like he's applying for the vice presidency.
* Obama said the Dream Team would defeat the 2012 men's Olympic basketball team. Which is the only controversial issue Obama is willing to take a position on this close to the election.
* The Team USA men's basketball team was surprisingly down to Brazil by 10 points. Obama blamed the Bush Administration.
* President Obama recently stopped at a restaurant in Ohio where he gave marriage advice to a young couple. Candidates are now giving marital advice. It's just a good thing Newt Gingrich is out of the race.
* After the mayor of Scranton, Pa., cut their pay to minimum wage, city employees are threatening to move someplace where the grass is greener than in Scranton. As if such a utopia even exists!
* A man spent 11 hours re-creating a Vincent van Gogh masterpiece out of dominoes. Now I don't feel so bad about wasting 90 minutes watching the Coney Island Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest pregame show.
* Ashton Kutcher is suing the California DMV for $1.4 million. How bad was that driver's license photo?
* A new educational trend: More grammar schools around the country are separating boys and girls and placing them in different classes. If you really want to be fair, considering the different maturity rates, the boys should remain in third grade and the girls should be placed in junior college.
* A top linebacker recruit from Fort Wayne, Ind., chose Notre Dame over Ohio State and USC. He said his visits to the latter two schools were marred by the 35 NCAA investigators hiding behind the coaches' sofas.
* The New York Times had an article about how pole vaulters travel with their poles. It's not such a big deal these days - most poles are the right size for carry-on luggage.