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Brad's morning edition. Check back this afternoon for more jokes from Brad.
* The monthlong 52nd and Blondo intersection work that was to begin this week has been postponed. For those keeping track of such things, Omaha road construction projects are now behind schedule before they even begin.
* Hal Daub won election to the Nebraska Board of Regents. This makes the Ukrainian Supreme Council the only elective body in the world that Daub has yet to successfully seek office for.
* Hal Daub and Ernie Chambers won elections Tuesday. I feel like we just turned back the clocks to 1976.
* On Election Night, Bob Kerrey said he's going to stay in Nebraska. Whereupon his wife won the award “Best Forced Smile of the 2012 Election.”
* On Tuesday, voters in Colorado voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Knowing Coloradans, this means Sidney, Neb., is bracing for a contact high.
* There are plans for a new “Star Wars” movie. This one takes place so far in the future that Florida is almost done counting ballots from the 2012 election.
* As of late Wednesday afternoon, Florida was still counting ballots from Tuesday's election. Let me be clear: Florida was not affected by Hurricane Sandy; this is due to sheer incompetence.
* Karl Rove's Super PAC may have spent up to $160 million to try and get Mitt Romney elected. Up to $160 million was spent in a losing effort. The New York Yankees said, “That's nothing!”
* President Obama was re-elected. It becomes official on Monday when he signs a new four-year lease with the Chinese.
* Give him credit, Mitt Romney is a stand-up guy. Romney said there's one person and only one person responsible for his loss – Candy Crowley.
* Some say that President Obama can be vindictive. There may be something to that. Starting Monday, the Des Moines Register is going to be a neighborhood recycler.
* Now that the election is over, undecided voters got a rude awakening when they showed up for the free croissants at CNN and found a newly built moat blocking their path.
* On Election Day, President Obama played basketball with Scottie Pippen. Mitt Romney and family also engaged in their favorite sport – yacht racing.
* Michelle Obama said she had to resist shouting “Go baby!” and “Yes!” during the presidential debates. In the interest of higher ratings, I think the wives of the candidates should be encouraged to not just cheer on their husbands, but to heckle the opponent.