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* Nobody was injured when a Delta plane slid off the runway at the Atlanta airport Tuesday morning. Right now, the Atlanta airport is described as being in total chaos. So apparently things are already back to normal.
* The plane slid down an embankment. It turns out the pilot was auditioning for a job at Amtrak.
* Monday night on "The Bachelor," the guy got down on one knee and proposed. Apparently, he's familiar with the track record of these shows, because he asked her if she'd like "to spend the next seven weeks of our lives together."
* The long-awaited scheduled April opening of Lake Wanahoo near Wahoo has been delayed until late April. To appease frustrated fishermen, officials are planning to stock the Omaha water main breaks with carp.
* According to the Labor Department, the unemployment rate is 8.3 percent. Among Big Ten basketball coaches, it's around 20 percent.
* The Omaha City Council finally has a plan to shore up the budget. Today, the council is adjourning early so members can search for McNuggets shaped like famous people.
* Daylight-saving time reportedly induces sleep disturbances, making many Americans toss and turn. Although that also could be caused by taking a good look at our candidates for president.
* Schools around the country held ceremonies to observe the 100th anniversary of the Oreo cookie. Remember when schools used to observe Flag Day?
* I was watching a special about the origins of bare-knuckle brawling - it was a fight to the death. Nowadays, we'd call that "the Republican presidential nominating process."
* This is nice: As part of the Republican environmental plan, Mitt Romney is going to begin recycling some of Rick Perry's old gaffes.
* Romney turned 65 on Monday. If you're shopping for a belated gift for Romney, consider buying Rick Santorum a one-way ticket to Borneo.
* In Tuesday's Mississippi and Alabama contests, it's time for the chickens to come home to roost. I'm speaking literally. Absentee ballots in Mississippi and Alabama are delivered by chicken.
* Because it's Alabama and Mississippi, the candidates purchased air time on shortwave radio.
* While campaigning for Romney in Mississippi, comedian Jeff Foxworthy said, "We don't elect presidents on personality." To which Romney said, "Thank you, I think."
* San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers endorsed Rick Santorum for president. Santorum is torn over whether to accept the endorsement of a man who spends Sundays with his hands under another man's rump.
* Santorum won the Kansas caucuses in a rout. The final score was so one-sided that some residents thought the Kansas football team had started playing already.
* Some are saying the Romney tax plan favors the wealthy. Come on, just because it calls for making "manservants" deductible?
* The leading presidential polls at conducted by Quinnipiac University and Roanoke College. It sounds like the UNO basketball schedule.
* In three and a half years, President Obama has not been to Nebraska. Bob Kerrey said, "You neither?"
* Nebraska Democrats have a plan to lure Obama here before the election. Next time he appears in a contiguous state, they're going to attach a $100 campaign donation to a string and pull it slowly toward our border.
* In Charlotte, N.C., a deer crashed through the window of a high school classroom, landed on a student's back, then ran through the school for 15 minutes. Still, when parents asked, "Did anything interesting happen in school today?" the kids said, "Nah."
* An NBA referee apologized to the Portland Trail Blazers coach for missing a call. As long as apologies are in style in basketball, I think the NCAA selection committee needs to talk to Creighton about 15 years of slights.
* Adidas has come out with a shoe that's a combination cowboy boot-sneaker. I plan on getting my first look at these things when the Texas basketball team takes the court next season.
* Mike Tyson is now working as a standup comedian. He could be the worst comedian in history and still not have to worry about hecklers.