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Brad's afternoon edition
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* Mitt Romney just spent a day at his home that's on a private lake – Lake Michigan.
* On Tuesday night, Michelle Obama spoke of a time when they were so poor that Barack had to retrieve a coffee table from a dumpster. She didn't mention that there's a good chance that people who do that now will still fit the president's definition of wealthy.
* Mrs. Obama's theme: President Obama is just like you. Only with a lot more vacation, a better golf game and no birth certificate.
* Michelle Obama has been wearing sleeveless outfits at the convention. The Democrats are so bereft of ideas that they're stealing from Larry the Cable Guy.
* Bill Clinton wrote his own speech and is allowed to speak for as long as he likes. Fingers crossed that Clinton is off stage in time for President Obama's speech Thursday night.
* Democrats appear to have lowered their expectations. When President Obama takes the stage Thursday night, they'll be chanting “Four more jobs. Four more jobs.”
* People attending a Baltimore Ravens preseason game may have been exposed to rabies by a bat that landed. I always thought if anyone contracted rabies at an NFL game, it would've occurred when they were bitten by a fan in the end zone at a Browns' game.
* Actually, if I had to choose whether to be seated near a rabid bat or a group of drunken, shirtless fans with “RAVENS” spelled across their chests, I'd have to go with the former.
* It's widely reported that Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt has had eight brushes with the law since 2009. Make that nine brushes. He was just busted on suspicion of impersonating a member of the Cincinnati Bengals.
* Ryan Lochte has trademarked the word “Jeah.” From watching Ryan Lochte interviews, I'm thinking of trademarking “Zzzzzz.”
* A new LeBron James men's handbag is coming out. They're expecting to sell 1 million of these around the world. Well, 1 million and one, counting the handbags sold in Cleveland.
* I wouldn't say new Husker men's basketball coach Tim Miles has been getting commitments from a lot of hot players, but the Lakers called to ask: “What's your secret?”