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Brad's afternoon edition
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* Friday's Deb Fischer-Bob Kerrey debate will be rebroadcast by KETV on Sunday at 6 p.m. This demonstrates how important the debate is – local television doesn't just air any old thing at 6 p.m. on a Sunday. Wait, I've just been informed that local TV does in fact air any old thing at 6 p.m. on a Sunday.
* On Thursday night, Washington upset Stanford. I think it's just nice to see a team from Seattle pull off a big win and not have the game ball go to a replacement ref.
* Lindsay Lohan sent a tweet urging President Obama to lower taxes for millionaires on the Forbes list. I think it speaks volumes about the U.S. Congress when the only bold tax reform comes from Lindsay Lohan.
* With the mess this country is in, 80 percent of Americans are willing to listen to Lindsay Lohan's tax proposals.
* Katy Perry is going to headline Obama's “30 Days To Victory” concert. Hey, the Republicans are able to get current pop stars, too. The Romney campaign is this close to landing an Everly Brother.
* In Rhode Island, the owner of a foul-mouthed cockatoo was fined $15 for violating the city noise ordinance. I think the phrase “foul-mouthed cockatoo” says all you need to know about society's morals in 2012.
* A contestant on “The X Factor” allegedly made off with a $30,000 mic stand. This sounds like the first episode of “X Factor” I'm sorry I missed.
* In Massachusetts, someone stole 39 pink flamingos from the front yard of a home. This was either the work of a callous pack of cold-blooded thieves or a neighborhood beautification project.
* I have my Halloween costume ready. I'm going to put a paper bag over my head and go as a New Orleans Saints fan.
* Before playing Alabama, Florida Atlantic defensive Cory Henry said that the Crimson Tide can be beat. Smart kid. You'll note he didn't say they could be beat by Florida Atlantic.
* At the Ryder Cup, Tiger Woods knocked out a fan with an errant shot. This is when you know Woods has been hanging out with Charles Barkley too much.