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Brad's afternoon edition. Click here to read his morning edition.
* During afternoon rush on Monday, a van was stuck in wet cement near 108th and Maple streets. I believe we have a winner in the 'Worst Commute' contest.
* Our long nightmare is over -- Andy Dick has been voted off "Dancing with the Stars."
* The judges had no choice after Dick ended his rumba with his foot lodged in his ear.
* Andy Dick is gone. I believe the theme of the night was "What Took So Long?"
* Andy was actually voted off the show last week. It's taken me a full week to come to terms with this before I could even discuss it.
* According to a Gallup-Healthways survey, Iowa is the nation's 'tenth most obese' state. Iowans resent this survey, calling it inaccurate -- and have decided to focus on preparing their fried pork, lard and bacon bars for the upcoming state fair.
* Another survey says Iowa is the No. 4 'least stressed state' in the country. I'm not sure what the criteria is to prevent stress, but from the two studies, I guess that would be obesity.
* Texas A&M is going to increase the size of Kyle Field to nearly 103,000 seats. Actually, in Texas, they're no longer called football stadiums. The new preferred term is 'temple.'
* Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson reports that a $600 tea set was stolen from his home. Tea set! What's a football player doing with a tea set -- he should be caked in blood, sweat and mud. (Sorry, that was a quick John Madden impression.)
* A daredevil jumped a small car through an RV. I didn't think I'd see that again until the first TD Ameritrade parking lot opens for the College World Series.
* A new sport called Footgolf is a hybrid of soccer and golf, with the goal obviously being to create the first sport that gets lower TV ratings than the WNBA.
* Lance Armstrong plans to challenge his sponsor, the United Stated Postal Service, on what it knew about doping. Is this necessary? I think most Americans can tell you that the United States Postal Service knows nothing about nothing.
* Rasheed Wallace has retired for the second time. Everyone's hoping to avoid a repeat of Wallace's first retirement, when he was whistled for three technicals during his farewell speech.