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Brad's afternoon edition
* The Los Angeles Kings beat the New Jersey Devils to win the Stanley Cup. On Tuesday afternoon there was a victory parade going 2 mph in Los Angeles - wait, my mistake, that was rush hour traffic.
* The Tony Awards had almost 1 million fewer viewers than a year ago. In order to get American viewers to tune in, next year special Tonys will be presented to Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood and Rascal Flatts.
* Students at an elementary school in Ames, Iowa, received a package from Michelle Obama containing broccoli and peas from the White House garden. The kids plan to return the package along with a polite note requesting to exchange the broccoli and peas for a box of Krispy Kremes and some press-on tattoos.
* Mitt Romney is now leading polls in Texas. So apparently the "Hold Your Nose and Vote for the Mormon" campaign is working down there.
* Glenn Beck just signed a new radio contract that will pay him $100 million over five years. You thought President Obama wanted to raise taxes on the wealthy before.
* It's great that we will continue to get the same nonbisased Glenn Beck reporting for another half-decade.
* In New York City, the first $1 million parking space is scheduled to go on the market. Tape this story to your refrigerator and look at it if you ever start to get sick of living in Omaha.
* A $1 million parking space. You think you're frustrated when you pull up and find another car in your spot.
* You know what you call someone who has paid $1 million to park? "UNO graduate."
* In the face of economic turmoil, Spain is enacting unprecedented austerity measures. For example, in Pamplona, the big event is now Running with the Woodchucks.
* UNL tuition is going to increase yet again, this time 3.75 percent. If you students think that's frustrating, 2.75 percent of that is a "bedbug-sniffing fee."
* An Iowa City man has been banned from attending high school sporting events for life after he chased his son around a soccer field because he didn't think the kid's grades were good enough to play. I never thought I'd say this, but I'm sorry I missed an Iowa high school soccer match.
* I tell you, if every match featured a dad chasing a player, it might actually make soccer watchable.
* The New England Patriots cut receiver Chad Ochocinco after one year. Which means he and Bill Belichick coexisted 364 days longer than anyone could have predicted.