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Brad's morning edition
* There's talk of potential water rationing in Omaha. If that happens, the golf course near my home would only be allowed to run the sprinklers 23 hours per day.
* It's been extremely hot. The biggest concern of people who attended the Red Sky Music Festival during the day? Spontaneous fan combustion.
* It was so hot at the Red Sky Festival Saturday night, that if anyone in Def Leppard or Poison wore a shirt in the first place, he would have removed it.
* To simulate attending the Def Leppard-Poison concert, I turned up the heat in my house to 98 degrees and watched a "Spinal Tap" DVD.
* This just in - two Omaha mayoral candidates will be doing a rain dance in Midtown Crossing.
* A new Karl Rove-sponsored Super PAC ad hit the airwaves blaming Bob Kerrey for the heat wave.
* Bob Kerrey wants Deb Fischer to sign a pledge to oppose spending by Super PACS. If Super PACS go away, KFAB will have to rehire its on-air hosts instead of running negative ads all day.
* Saturday night at the Red Sky Festival, Def Leppard and Poison performed in concert. Attendees should be able to hear again by mid-November.
* There were so many pyrotechnics, fires and explosions, I thought the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials were back.
* Sunday night "The Bachelorette" chose the man she wants to spend eternity with. And I'm defining "eternity" as about three and a half weeks.
* On the final night of "The Bachelorette," a lot of tears were shed, mostly by husbands at home who had to sit through it.
* Emily's family gathered to help her make her final decision. The episode should've been titled: "Every Single Guy's Worst Nightmare."
* Ann Romney told ABC News that the Obama campaign's attacks on her husband have been "beneath the dignity of the presidency." After a president makes his second appearance on "The View," isn't it a little late to worry about dignity?
* The new Romney TV ad contains footage of a livid Hillary Clinton saying: "Shame on you." It's unclear if she was addressing Obama in 2008 or her husband in ‘97.
* During a campaign stop at an Ohio pub, Obama was spotted with a Miller lite and later a Bud lite in his hand. This country is so divided a new group sprang up: Coors Lite Drinkers Against Obama.
* According to a new Dept. Of Transportation rule, pigs that provide emotional support for a passenger can travel on domestic flights. It's bad enough we have a kid playing his music too loud, a guy who won't shut up and a crying baby, but now you may hear: "Oink ... oink, oink, oink."
* It may not even happen. PETA is arguing that conditions in coach are unfit for pigs.
* Charlie Sheen may sign to be a judge on "American Idol." If so, Paula Abdul wants to return to the show. Sitting next to Charlie Sheen, she'd seem stable.
* Whitman, N.D., population of two, is celebrating its centennial. How does the parade work? One resident stands on the side of the street while the other resident drives by in a convertible? "Congrats, Steve!" "You, too, Mitch!"
* You know what you call a town in North Dakota with a population of two? "Metropolis."