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Brad's afternoon edition. Click here to read his morning edition.
* On Thursday night, the controversial new MTV show "Buckwild" premiered. It featured a group of young West Virginians fighting, cursing, drinking and swimming in toxic water. And this was the Christmas episode.
* Omaha is going to begin fining those who don't do an adequate job removing snow and ice from public areas. Sometime Monday I look for Omaha to become the first city to fine itself.
* For curbside Christmas tree pickup in Omaha, your tree must be cut into 4-foot lengths. This is why I always try to buy a 3-foot tree.
* There was just another Ugly Sweater 5K in Omaha – wait, that was the return line at Target.
* On New Year's Day, Omaha hosted a 5K “commitment run” so participants can declare their commitment to fitness. In order to participate, some competitors had to climb over unused StairMasters and treadmills in their homes dating back to 1997.
* Jose Canseco's New Year's resolutions include being elected to an important political office in the U.S. or, if that doesn't work out, in Canada. Bob Kerrey immediately said, “You can do that?”
* The leader of North Korea just gave a big speech welcoming in the new year. And that year is 1912.
* Green Day canceled its Omaha concert. If you think you're going to miss the group, consider hiring some guys with blue hair to scream in your living room.
* In California, a man was arrested for running a fake dentist office out of his apartment bathroom. That's the first sign you're not visiting an accredited dentist. He's in the middle of filling your tooth when he takes a break because his kid has to use the john.
* On New Year's Eve, a woman married Hugh Hefner. Then her friends told her, “No, it's out with the old.”
* The city of Denver is utilizing a new device called the Goosinator to pick up goose droppings. If it works out, this could be Denver's biggest contribution to the world in more than 100 years.
* A clothed streaker ran around the field at the Alamo Bowl. As if Republicans haven't had enough air time this week.
* In the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, there was a rare one-point safety. Nobody in attendance could ever remember seeing something like this, except for Kansas State coach Bill Snyder, who had only seen it “50, 55 times.”