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Brad's afternoon edition
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* This is getting ridiculous – the latest photos sent back by the Mars rover Curiosity show Prince Harry naked and Kate Middleton topless.
* The government has requested user info from Facebook. While our government experts were able to make sense of complex coded Pakistani messages on bin Laden's whereabouts, thus far they have no clue what Facebook's timeline is all about.
* A United Airlines employee retired at age 83 after working as a flight attendant for 63 years. He was presented with several retirement gifts. Due to the financial condition of United Airlines, these gifts included a hot towel and a small bag of peanuts.
* He has been a flight attended for 63 years. He's presided over 80,000 pieces of lost luggage.
* During his career, he has served 2 million lunches and 3 million breakfasts, and he handed out 5 million dinner rolls. None of which has occurred in the past 10 years.
* He is 83. This means the flight attendants and the dinner rolls on United are the same age.
* On the local news in Omaha, I saw a tour of the Sultan of Brunei's palace. Wait, that was one of the lower priced homes featured at the Street of Dreams.
* The NFL removed a replacement ref from the New Orleans-Carolina game because he was pictured on his Facebook page tailgating in Saints clothes. That'd be frustrating if you're a Carolina fan, when the ref who does the opening coin flip was the same guy you saw in the parking lot with his face painted, screaming “Saints power!”
* Replacement refs have been criticized nonstop by fans who attend NFL games. It's pretty bad to have your judgment criticized by a group of people who show up shirtless for games in freezing weather.
* More viewers watched Bill Clinton's speech at the Democratic National Convention than the NFL opener between the Cowboys and Giants. It's unclear if this is due to Clinton's popularity or the fact that the Cowboys haven't been "America's Team" since 1971.
* The 0-2 Kansas City Chiefs have given up 75 points. Native American groups are asking the Chiefs to change their name just because they don't want to be linked to the futility.