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Brad's afternoon edition. Click here to read his morning edition.
* In labor news, 230,000 new jobs have been created. All for fact checkers on articles about the Lee Terry campaign.
* The world's cheapest car, the Nano, is coming to the U.S. from India. It has a price tag of less than $10,000. Which means every time it's filled with gas you double its value.
* The first BCS rankings of the season are out. To Big Ten watchers, BCS stands for Boy that Conference Stinks.
* Bob Kerrey is calling Deb Fischer a bad neighbor because of a land dispute. I don't see that this is a big deal. Fischer's closest neighbor lives, what, 500 miles away?
* If you had Monday, Oct. 15, in the office pool for when the Ernie Chambers-Brenda Council race for Legislature would turn into the ugliest contest in America, congratulations, you win.
* According to a Reuters/Ipsos poll of early voters, Obama leads Romney 59 percent to 31 percent. I saw 59 to 31 and assumed it was the halftime score of an Ohio State football game.
* After originally calling his 47 percent statement “not eloquently stated” now Mitt Romney is saying it was “just completely wrong.” He's begun changing his positions on his misstatements.
* In Family Circle magazine's Presidential Bake-off, Michelle Obama's chocolate chip cookies edged Ann Romney's M&M treats by 287 votes. This presidential bake-off has been considered suspect ever since Hillary Clinton's gruel won twice in a row.
* The campaign is so contentious that I'm looking for a Republican Super PAC ad claiming Michelle cheated.
* A 16-year-old high school sophomore in Philadelphia claims a geometry teacher humiliated her because she wore a Romney shirt to school. I remember when I was in school and the geometry teacher would humiliate me by asking me a question about geometry.
* Before reaching its resting place, a California museum, the space shuttle Endeavour was driven through the streets of Los Angeles at 2 mph. Everything was going fine until it was rear ended by Amanda Bynes.
* The Husker women's soccer team was blown out by Ohio State 4-0. The game was actually only 2-0 with minutes to go when Urban Meyer arrived and urged Ohio State to run up the score.
* A Yankees playoff game was delayed because a bird was preening on the field. Last time that happened at a Yankees game, it was Alex Rodriguez doing the preening.