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Brad's afternoon edition
* There is a new app that allows you to track Santa's location on Christmas Eve. We have no idea where that missile launched by North Korea is, but we can pinpoint Santa's exact movements.
* WOWT will be tracking Santa's whereabouts. After WOWT finds Santa, perhaps it can find Jim Flowers.
* It looks like fiscal cliff talks will extend to New Year's Eve. Which means we'll have inebriated Democrats trying to strike a deal with Tea Party members who want to be in bed by 8 p.m.
* Some say the U.S. Senate doesn't have time to discuss the fiscal cliff. Which wouldn't be so frustrating if the Senate didn't recently spend two days with a secret Santa gift exchange.
* Possibly due to the influence of the Tea Party, Republicans in Congress were unable to agree on a fiscal cliff plan. As long as the Tea Party exists, I'm pretty sure Congress would have a hard time agreeing that today is Monday.
* Mitt Romney's son Tagg said his father wanted to be president “less than anyone I've ever met in my life.” Which means one thing: Tagg has never met Jeb Bush.
* I suspected Mitt Romney really didn't want to be president when his concession speech began, “Whew!”
* Hillary Clinton was able to avoid at least temporarily testifying in a crucial matter after suffering a concussion. Bill Clinton said, “It's that simple, huh?”
* You know one guy who was a little disappointed that the world did not end on Friday? Commissioner Jim Delany. Now Big Ten football teams have to play their bowl games.
* Reportedly, the New York Jets might dump Tim Tebow and sign Michael Vick. This action would cost the Jets roughly 11,000 points in the karma polls.
* According to one report, after learning he would not start Sunday's game, a “bitter” Tim Tebow refused to play in the Wildcat. You see “bitter” next to Tebow's name about as often as “loquacious” appears beside “Bill Belichick.”
* Creighton men's basketball gets back into action Saturday for the first time since the night of the big blizzard. I'd like to clear up some confusion. Bluejay fans weren't raising the roof when they put their hands over their heads; they were holding the roof up.
* Duke men's basketball is ranked no. 1 in the country. This proves the ranking is not a popularity contest. If that were the case, Duke would be 183rd.
* Let us not forget the true meaning of Christmas: to cram as many televised NBA games into one 24-hour period as humanly possible.
* A heads-up to Santa: You might have a hard time finding the Kansas City Royals' top prospects on Christmas Eve. They all live in Tampa now.