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Brad's afternoon edition. Click here to read his morning jokes.
* A member of the Cuban National baseball team may have defected in or near West Des Moines, Iowa. Isn't it tough enough adapting to U.S. culture without seeing a 20-foot butter cow soon after your arrival?
* The Nebraska Board of Regents has taken significant steps toward the development of a $76-million UNO hockey arena and a $20.4-million UNL soccer and tennis complex. The Board of Regents is OK with more money being spent at UNO than UNL. Do you believe in miracles?
* The Omaha city budget is now officially being referred to as the "At Least We're Not As Bad As Detroit" budget.
* People in Iowa reported seeing an asteroid moving at the speed of light. Turns out it was just Gov. Terry Branstad's SUV.
* This fall, President Obama will attend the G20 summit in Russia. Actually, it's now the G21 summit -- Edward Snowden is planning to appear.
* There is a "psychic TV channel" in Britain where the hosts claim to know everything that will happen in the future. We have something similar in the U.S. -- they're called CNN, Fox News and MSNBC.
* A 10-year-old boy found $10,000 in cash inside the desk drawer of a Hilton hotel room in Kansas City. Because it's a Hilton, I assume the $10K was cash the last guest set aside to pay for the cracker he took from the honor bar.
* Butler's Brad Stevens has been hired to coach the Boston Celtics. Stevens will become the first NBA head coach to address his players as "Sir."
* A stoned-faced, completely non-communicative prisoner of war was trotted out -- wait, that was Nick Saban at SEC Media Days.
* Sprinters Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson all failed drug tests. In a related story, the new leaders at the Tour de France are Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson.
* The Big Ten struck a deal with Ford Field in Detroit to play a bowl game sponsored by the Detroit Lions. What would you call that? "The Papa John's Pizza Personal Foul Bowl"?