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Brad's morning edition. Check back this afternoon for more jokes from Brad.
* Warren Buffett has endorsed Jim Suttle for re-election. Buffett and Suttle see eye-to-eye on many issues. The major difference between the two is that Suttle drives a much nicer car.
* There's speculation that Buffett is just jealous because Jean Stothert has access to more cash than he does.
* Buffett has been politically involved in the past, supporting Barack Obama for president and Tom Osborne when Osborne ran for governor. And, of course, Charlie Munger was long active in the Whig Party.
* Jean Stothert said if she's elected mayor, she will drive her own vehicle. A new political action committee immediately formed: "Omaha Car Leasing Companies Against Stothert."
* We had storms in Omaha on Wednesday night. Nobody knew these were coming. With all the Jean Stothert campaign ads, local TV news has no time for the forecast.
* The All State guy told Stothert: "You're in way too many commercials."
* There is YouTube video of a dog that can balance anything on its head. The disturbing thing is, in its first two minutes online, this probably garnered views from more people than will vote in the Omaha mayoral election.
* The National Weather Service is going to stop issuing weather bulletins in all caps. No more all caps -- a policy I hope certain commenters on Omaha.com consider adopting.
* President Obama kicked off his 'Jobs and Opportunity' tour in Austin. The point is for Obama to demonstrate he's just a regular guy, in touch with the average Joe. Then, Obama has to rush back to Washington, D.C., to attend the polo matches with Prince Harry.
* Former disgraced South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford was elected to Congress. It's a feel good comeback story ... if your idea of feel good comeback stories involves about a million ethical violations and adultery.
* Obama gave the commencement address at Ohio State University. Ohio State students gave Obama a loud ovation. Sure, they'd never seen anyone who's almost as important as Urban Meyer before.
* Commencement at Ohio State is a little different. When your name's called, your diploma is tattooed on you.
* After speaking at Ohio State's football-stadium commencement, Obama headed for a high school in Texas, which it turns out has an even larger football stadium than Ohio State.
* Obama nominated Chicago executive Penny Pritzker for commerce secretary. I can already see the headline if she's not approved: "Congress Votes To Get Rid of Penny."
* Nancy Pelosi said she prays Hillary Clinton runs for president. After reporting that story, CNN confirmed that it will henceforth begin every show with a brief prayer that Hillary runs for president.
* A 51-year-old Chicago woman has been arrested 396 times since 1978. If you follow politics, you know this makes her eligible to run for governor of Illinois.