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Brad's morning edition. Check back this afternoon for more jokes from Brad.
* After Twitter users objected, the Neb. Tourism Board announced it would not replace the unofficial state slogan “The Good Life.” Listening to Twitter users may be the one thing more dumb than listening to the state legislature.
* “The Good Life” will remain on Interstate signs. I think the tourism board wanted to replace it with “Got marijuana?”
* Now the Tourism Board can focus on what's really important — finding someone interested in visiting the Kearney Archway.
* An Iditarod qualifying race was canceled because it's too warm in Alaska. Hey, how about moving it to Leavenworth Street?
* Schools in Chicago were closed on Monday. That pretty much requires an avalanche.
* The last time Chicago closed schools it marked the dawn of a new Ice Age.
* Omaha.com is sponsoring something called “Doctor Chat” where you can ask questions of a physician. Finally, a workable alternative to Obamacare.
* Some competitors at the Winter Olympics will be drug-tested three times per day. Jeez, it's like being a student at Creighton Prep.
* Sunday night a couple that met on “The Bachelor” were married live on ABC. Instead of “I do” how cool would it have been if one of 'em shouted “Omaha, Omaha”?
* The wedding was on ABC. The honeymoon will air on Fox.
* I wouldn't say the Grammy Awards lasted a long time, but during the show the price of a stamp went up twice.
* I'm sorry, but there are too many categories at the Grammys. Take “Best Spoken Word Album By A Dude Named Larry.”
* A good time was had by all at the Grammys except for the guy seated behind Pharrell Williams and his hat who couldn't see a thing.
* Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr performed at the Grammys. The warmth and humanity on display were amazing, especially considering most all the awards went to two robots.
* The price of a first class stamp increased Sunday. There's something you can't say every day - yet.
* Hillary Clinton is on the cover of Time magazine. Some say this indicates she's running for president. No, when Hillary is on the cover of Field & Stream, that indicates she's running for president.
* Reportedly, President Obama is an avid viewer of the DVD sets of “Homeland,” “Breaking Bad,” and “House of Cards.” I feel more comfortable hearing this than if our leader were holed up watching “Wheel of Fortune” and “Real Housewives of Atlanta.”
* Ben Affleck recently said when he sees a Republican actor on screen he thinks he "probably wouldn't like this person if [he] met him." If a Republican is ever discovered working in the entertainment industry, that Republican will immediately be tagged and released into the wild.
* Republicans are moving to overhaul their presidential nominating process. No longer will presidential nominees have to jump through 500 hoops; now, it's down to 497 hoops.