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Brad's afternoon edition. Click here to read his morning edition.
* On Thursday, Time magazine released its annual list of the 100 Most Influential People, which included President Barack and Michelle Obama, Beyonce and Jay-Z. That's gotta be a record: four folks who live at the White House on one list.
* Time's list also includes Sen. Rand Paul. You know what that means -- a 12-hour thank you speech.
* Twelve writers for the E! reality show "Fashion Police" are on strike. It takes 12+ people to write "Fashion Police"? I may never complain about federal government waste again.
* A man is accused of stealing a car to get to his audition for "The X Factor." I'm trying to confirm that as he led a police chase of nine cop cars onto the studio lot, producers ran out screaming, "You're perfect for reality TV!"
* Lifetime has begun casting its movie about Jodi Arias. Maybe we should just cancel the trial that never ends and watch Lifetime to see if she's guilty.
* An expert on 'The Jeff Probst Show' said Big Foot probably exists and lives in a place where no one ever sees him. Which means Big Foot could be co-hosting 'The Jeff Probst Show.'
* A parking space in San Francisco is for sale for $80,000. You may want to clip this item and take a look at it whenever you get frustrated by the weather in Omaha.
* At Werner Park, the Iowa U. baseball team defeated UNO 3-0. Because it's Werner Park, UNO had trouble adjusting to the game being stopped every half inning for a three-legged sack race.
* Chris Bosh threw himself a lavish 29th birthday party featuring belly dancers, fire breathers and a live camel. Or, as the Miami Heat normally calls that, 'pregame player introductions.'
* Now I feel even worse for going to Denny's for the free birthday meal.
* According to reports, Dwight Howard will remain a Laker next season. I'd have been less shocked to see Charles Barkley's name atop The Masters' leaderboard.
* A Texas high school football player can bench press 700 pounds. The Texas high school said it's just happy that the new $1 billion weight room is paying off.
* Ten days after signing a 10-year contract extension, New Mexico coach Steve Alford accepted the UCLA job. Just when you think loyalty in sports may be improving a smidgen, a guy breaks his contract 9 years, 11 months and 20 days early.
* A viewer watching The Masters at home phoned in a Tiger Woods' rules violation. The viewer was not identified, but I'm pretty sure it's the same kid who used to tell the teacher she forgot to assign homework.