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Brad's afternoon edition. Click here to read his morning edition.
* During the Giants' World Series victory parade in San Francisco, fans were climbing trees for a better view. Because it was San Francisco, there was a problem with the fans stepping on the heads of the people hugging the trees.
* There is limited bus service in New York City, with lots of disruptions and routes that stop halfway. Or, as we call that in Omaha, "business as usual."
* Halloween is over. With any luck, I'll be able to dislodge the peace of candy corn stuck in my teeth by 2017.
* Due to Hurricane Sandy earlier this week, nonessential personnel in Washington, D.C., were told not to report. Which of course included every member of the current Congress.
* The CMA Awards air Thursday night. This is per that federal law that there must be a country music awards show every 72 hours.
* There are allegations that recent elections in Russia were rigged. After the story broke, excited executives at Fox News and CNN asked, "How?”
* A key weather satellite has stopped functioning. You know what that means for TV meteorologists - it's back to Amos the weather-casting moose.
* Despite having the highest scores, Sabrina Bryan was voted off “Dancing with the Stars.” Due to their importance on the show, the judges are being replaced by garden gnomes.
* People are outraged that “Dancing with the Stars” is nothing but a popularity contest. In a few days we're going to be choosing a leader of the free world in what's essentially a popularity contest and nobody seems concerned about that.
* BMW is recalling thousands of 7 Series cars. So if you see thousands of Creighton basketball fans walking to the first game on Friday, it may have nothing to do with promoting solidarity.
* For Omaha Lancers games, the new Ralston Arena has a capacity of about only 4,020. And 700 of those are beer vendors.
* The NBA regular season began on Tuesday. With officials now whistling fouls for flopping, that first game should be ending sometime late Sunday afternoon.