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Brad's morning edition. Check back this afternoon for more jokes from Brad.
* Many schools and some businesses across Nebraska are closed Wednesday. It's unclear if this is weather-related or because it's National Signing Day.
* I'm sorry, but street clearing has become too political. I saw Mayor Stothert on top of a plow headed down Dodge Street holding the Peyton Manning penguin and shouting "OMAHA, OMAHA!"
* A high of 7 degrees was predicted for Wednesday. It's been a cold winter. Instead of paying my heating bill in increments, I'm just gonna dump my life savings in front of MUD headquarters.
* Officially, Omaha received 3.3 inches of snow. This isn't too bad, except for people who drive cars with a ground clearance of 3.2 inches.
* The Tuesday afternoon commute in Omaha served as a preview of the Winter Olympics luge event.
* Omaha is so cold and snowy, we're close to being named to host a future Super Bowl.
* Bill Clinton will speak at the Ralston Arena on March 20. History will be made! Clinton will be the first former president of the United States of America to share a venue with the Omaha Beef.
* Clinton was ostensibly booked not for political reasons, but for entertainment. That's the same reason we elected him twice.
* A "meet and greet" that includes a photo with Clinton will cost you $500. Hey, how about he also gives us a photo of Barack Obama? It will be our only chance to see Obama in Nebraska.
* Wednesday is National Signing Day. In Nebraska, this is like Christmas, New Year's Eve and the Fourth of July rolled into one.
* Fireworks sales are legal in Omaha on Signing Day, right?
* There's a legislative proposal for NU presidential candidates to remain anonymous. You think Daft Punk looks stupid in those robot heads...
* A new proposal would lengthen the runway at the airport near Charles City, Iowa. To what -- 9 feet?
* A chorus of aviation experts responded, "Charles City, Iowa, has an airport?"
* There is a new method of accurately predicting solar storms. Omahans looking for accurate forecasts, move to the sun.
* In a CNN interview, President Obama said marijuana is no worse than alcohol. So, while term limits will keep him for running for re-election, Obama's expected to be elected governor of Colorado in absentia.