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Brad's morning edition. Check back this afternoon for more jokes from Brad.
* Things People New to Omaha Say, Part XXIV: "Fifty-four degrees in Omaha on Tuesday? Well, I guess we can put away our snow shovels for this year!"
* Early Monday morning, we had snow and ice; then, it warmed up to 54 degrees. Only in Omaha do you experience three of the four seasons in one day.
* The city and the owner of King Kong restaurant disagree over his plans to rebuild. If the owner completely rebuilds, the gorilla will have to come down because it's too big. Only Omaha has no stipulations for how fast side streets must be plowed but has strict limitations for the size of restaurant gorillas.
* Whatever you do, don't mess with that King Kong commercial that features the kid dancing in a bow tie, which is simultaneously wonderful and slightly demonic.
* Omaha Beer Week runs from Feb. 14 to Feb. 23. That shows just how important beer is in this city -- the "week" is 10 days long.
* Omaha's Animal Control recently seized a 10-foot Burmese python. You think it's hard finding people to adopt a cat...
* The Detroit Lions new quarterbacks coach is Jim Bob Cooter. That sounds like someone Jon Bruning would hire to manage his campaign in western Nebraska.
* President Obama sat down for an interview with Charles Barkley. Apparently Obama ran out of talk show hosts to interview him.
* The best part was the way Barkley almost let the president get a word in edgewise.
* President Obama told Charles Barkley that Stephen Curry is the best shooter he's ever seen. You ask Obama about HealthCare.Gov glitches? "Don't know anything about that." The I.R.S. targeting conservative groups? NSA spying? Ditto. Ask about NBA shooters? "OK, finally a topic where I'm knowledgeable."
* Bill O'Reilly said his recent Super Bowl interview with President Obama will go down in journalistic history. Sure it will -- this is Obama's first TV appearance on a show that didn't have a house band.
* Joe Biden said there's no obvious reason for him not to run for president in 2016. I'm guessing the Clintons said, "Well, let us give you one."
* Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has filed papers to run for re-election. Sure, what's a little thing like 55 scandals when you're an incumbent?
* He realized there's still one ethics rule he has yet to break.
* How bad will Chris Christie feel if he loses his job and the mayor of Toronto is re-elected?
* Billionaire venture capitalist Tom Perkins proposed that if you pay $1 million in taxes, you get one million votes. This proves you don't need common sense to become rich.
* Human rights activists showed up in Sochi. They are there claiming it's inhumane for anybody to have to watch curling.
* Daytona 500 qualifying is complete. In a mild surprise, Justin Bieber won pole position.