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Brad's afternoon edition. Click here to read his morning edition.
* The Friend, Neb., police department was burglarized. Clip this item and show it to anyone you know in Friend who says: "I could never live in Omaha with the crime rate there."
* Fast-food workers are striking in five major cities. Are we sure they just can't afford gas to drive to work?
* Apple's CEO testified before Congress. First it was the tea party, now don't tell me the IRS singled out another nonprofit -- Apple.
* A Chicago man set a record by riding a Ferris wheel 384 times in a row. That's my second favorite record to come out of Chicago in the past year, right after the guy who voted 383 times last November.
* I guess he was with his 8-year-old son who began crying because they didn't have time to go on the ride "one more time."
* The man rode a Ferris wheel nearly nonstop for more than 48 hours. When he got off, gas had gone up in price 17 times.
* A tour guide in Zambia is doing OK after being swallowed alive by an angry hippo. Can we quick add "Zambian tour guide" to the worst jobs' list?
* Last week, there was ostrich racing at Horsemen's Park. NBC was so enthralled, they think they found the sport to replace wrestling in the Olympics.
* J.R. Smith of the New York Knicks is accused of 'partying' too much. He's the first NBA player to shoot a free throw with a lampshade over his head.
* Chicago Cubs owners want to bring Wrigley Field into the 21st century. If you've attended a game at Wrigley, you know that means they'd be leapfrogging the entire 20th century.
* Mike Piazza has taken up ballet. This is a good thing unless he learned all his moves from Tommy Lasorda.