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Brad's afternoon edition. Click here to read his morning edition.
* There is rare heavy snow in parts of Southern California. To deal with it, officials there are planning to consult with snow-removal experts. For some reason I'm guessing the Omaha Public Works Department won't be getting a call.
* It's been a crazy week. If you saw an incredibly long line in Council Bluffs, you couldn't be sure it was for flu shots or bottled water.
* As a result of that huge water-main break in Council Bluffs a 50-foot crater opened up at the intersection. If it was Omaha, road crews would put up a sign reading “Dip” and fix it in June.
* In Lincoln, a man crashed his Honda through the entrance of a Valentino's restaurant. Thank goodness the impact was cushioned when the car landed on 5 tons of cheese.
* Bill Clinton is going to receive a Father of the Year award from the Father's Day/Mother's Day Council. I never pictured Bill Clinton as Father of the Year. Uncle of the Year, maybe.
* Frankly, I'd had been less surprised if Pauly Shore had received a Best Actor nomination on Thursday.
* ABC news correspondent Jake Tapper left for CNN. His biggest adjustment in going to CNN: not having any viewers.
* Tapper is learning how different it is to work at CNN, where correspondents are encouraged to burst into fits of laughter after reporting on the latest GOP policy proposals.
* An Omaha woman just appeared on “Let's Make A Deal,” where you dress in weird costumes to get attention. It's sort of like any road race in Omaha.
* A Denny's restaurant in Las Vegas featuring a wedding chapel has opened. At the first wedding, the bride's mother was sobbing. They weren't tears of joy; she was distraught her daughter was getting married at Denny's.
* A bird at a Chinese zoo has been shouting profanities at visitors. I realize I may be a minority of one, but I'd rather see this bird than the new lion cubs at the Henry Doorly Zoo.
* San Diego State may be backing out of its commitment to join the Big East. I'm guessing this has something to do with the chancellor waking up one morning and going: “We live in San Diego and we're going to the Big East? Are we insane?”
* The Philadelphia Eagles have interviewed potential new coaches Chip Kelly and Brian Kelly. Sounds like they've decided what they want in a coach – someone named Kelly.
* The Lingerie Football League just signed a new play-by-play man. It's Brent Musburger, who said he's willing to work for free.