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Brad's afternoon edition. Click here for his morning edition.
* The Friday jobs report was better than expected with 195,000 new jobs created in June. Of course 150,000 of those jobs were for spokespeople to replace Paula Deen.
* On the Fourth of July, all Americans feel a surge of patriotism. Well, all except for the one who's holed up in a Russian airport hoping for clearance to move to Iceland.
* Mayor Jean Stothert walked in Ralston's Fourth of July parade, where she passed out candy to youngsters. You know that Stothert frugality -- three children had to share each piece.
* The Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest was sponsored by Major League Eating. With the obesity epidemic, I think most of us are currently in Triple-A.
* Joey Chestnut won for the seventh time. In this era of Lance Armstrong, I think it's nice to see someone dominate an event and the only thing they're full of is two million milligrams of sodium.
* A new "World's Ugliest Dog" has been crowned. He's a beagle-boxer-basset mix. Actually, for a beagle-boxer-basset hound mix, he is rather attractive.
* There was a big upset in the Home Run Derby at TD Ameritrade Park -- somebody hit one.
* At the AT&T National, PGA golfer D.H. Lee gave the gallery the middle finger. I'm thinking "D.H." stands for "Darned Hostile."
* Raiders punter Chris Kluwe published a book called "Beautifully Unique Snarkleponies" on "Myths, Morons, Free Speech, Football and Assorted Absurdities." Dick Cheney said: "That's what I was gonna title my next book."
* NASCAR driver Paulie Harraka missed a race after crashing during warm-ups. To which, Chris Bosh said, "Hey, at least I made it to those NBA playoff games."
* Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez was charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession. Authorities suspected something when he made his pick-off move to first base an hour after the game ended.