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Brad's afternoon edition
* Regarding Marcus Jordan arrested in Omaha, I'll say this: As the hometown of actor Nick Nolte, Omaha is just happy to see someone who takes a good mug shot.
* After severe storms, 2 million people are still without power back east. One more day of this, and OPPD is going to start to look good.
* A man has begun a walk across the United States. So apparently he's familiar with what usually happens to gas prices on the Fourth of July.
* Is it just me, or does NBC seem a little self-important in its Olympic Trials coverage? I understand the network asked the U.S. Supreme Court to settle the dead heat in the women's 100 meters.
* Over the weekend, a leap second was added to world atomic clocks. That may not sound like much, but in that one extra second, three new Super PAC ads attacking Bob Kerrey hit the airwaves in Nebraska.
* The presidential election in Mexico is under way. A record 79 million voters are registered. Still, the election will be decided by the 50 million absentee ballots from California.
* The candidates for president of Mexico are taking hard stances. One guy is vowing to get tough on crime by pledging to solve 2 percent of all felonies.
* A man in Washington, D.C., got so frustrated at a DMV office that he handcuffed himself to a clerk's window. DMV employees say they still can't help him until he fills out yellow form 1032 for "People Who Get So Frustrated They Handcuff Themselves To Our Window."
* One of the standouts at the Swim Trials has been Missy "The Missile" Franklin. A heads up to parents who'd like their children to excel at swimming - give them names that lend themselves to catchy nicknames. You don't see many Lavernes at the trials.
* Due to bad weather, the third round of the AT&T Open was closed to fans. With nobody paying any attention, it looked more like the T-Mobile Open.
* There's record heat in Cincinnati. It's so hot that players on the Bengals are getting arrested just so they're thrown in the cooler.
* With the 30th pick in first round of the NBA Draft, the Golden State Warriors took Festus Ezeli, addressing their need for a player named Festus.
* According to a report, athletes at the University of North Carolina took suspect classes. None of the students were available to comment as they were on a school-sanctioned field trip to the World's Largest Ball of Twine.