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Brad's afternoon edition. Click here to read his morning edition.
* It was just announced that the Bank of the West concert at Memorial Park on June 28 will feature Pat Benatar and the group Loverboy. If anyone complains, we can just bring back Huey Lewis and the News.
* 'Weird Al' Yankovic will play at the Orpheum Theater in July. If this doesn't cement Omaha's reputation as the hub of the cutting edge, independent music scene...
* One lane of Dodge Street in Midtown is closed. So stop worrying about furloughed air traffic controllers causing delayed flights, you're probably not going to get to the airport on time for your flight anyway.
* Sen. Deb Fischer joined a group of female senators who dined with President Obama on Tuesday night. The evening was tainted when Fischer claimed her family owned the land the White House was built on.
* A new poll shows that George W. Bush's approval rating is up since leaving the White House. This reveals that Americans approve of the job Bush is doing, providing that job is mountain biking and not leading the country.
* Tuesday's AP Twitter hacking caused the stock market to plummet more than 150 points. I haven't seen stock market investors freak out like this since the last time Ben Bernanke scratched his nose during a speech to Congress. "What does it mean?"
* North Korea has been bragging about its human rights record. That's a little like Great Britain bragging about its food.
* There is a new supposed cure for acne -- bird-poop facials. You thought you were embarrassed when you went to school with a dab of Clearasil on your face.
* NBC football broadcaster Al Michaels was recently arrested on suspicion of DUI. By getting in trouble with the law, at this point, we are unsure if this was a temporary lapse in judgement or he was auditioning for a job at ESPN.
* After hearing Brion Carnes was waiting to leave NU until the end of the semester, Oklahoma players said: “The end of the what?”
* According to a report, in 2010, a number of Auburn football players failed drug tests, which were then covered up. You may recall that 2010 was also the year that six Auburn players placed at the Tour de France.
* Driver Brad Keselowski is seething after NASCAR officials seized part of his car before a race. If what was seized was three of the wheels, I can see his point.
* Driver Tony Stewart called for settling NASCAR disputes with hockey-style fights. Instead, NASCAR officials want disagreements settled in a calm, peaceful manner. So they're basically advocating for baseball-style fights.
* After a Montana junior league hockey team won a playoff game, a fan tossed a severed moose leg onto the ice. This again accentuates that fine line between the pride of hockey victory and roadkill.