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Brad's afternoon edition. Click here to read his morning edition.
* The power was out at the State Capitol in Lincoln on Friday morning for maintenance. Right now, I'm having trouble deciding which of the 5,000 suitable metaphors for the Nebraska Legislature and the power being out that I'll go with.
* Friday morning, shortly before flying home on recess, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a plan to end the furlough of air traffic controllers. What are the odds of that...
* With 19 days left in an auction, the top bid to have coffee with Apple CEO Tim Cook is $180,000. Lunch with Warren Buffett sold for $3.5 million, coffee with Tim Cook is 180 grand. Yeah, that sounds about right.
* How about that NFL Draft? I wouldn't say there are a lot of large men bear-hugging the commissioner, but by the end of the first round, he was keeping them at bay with a taser.
* A bigamist was discovered when his two wives met on Facebook. I'm going to guess he listed his relationship status as “It's complicated.”
* Apparently wife No. 1's photo popped up on wife No. 2's page with the words: “People your husband may also be married to.”
* This is a pretty good argument for keeping your Facebook setting on private.
* The Cleveland Browns selected linebacker Barkevious Mingo in the first round of the NFL Draft. He's already having an impact. After less than 24 hours in the league, he's been selected as captain of the all-name team.
* For the first time in 49 years, a running back was not selected in the first round of the NFL Draft. Right now all around the country, dads who haven't even had the birds-and-bees talk with their young sons are extolling the virtues of playing offensive line.
* “I know you enjoy running with the ball, Camden, but pulling guard and tackle is where the money's at.”
* Scientists say they are on the verge of being able to bring extinct things back to life. This may represent the UFL's best chance.
* A Bulls fan is suing Derrick Rose, claiming Rose's missing the entire season caused the fan to get depressed, which led to the fan becoming fat. If disappointment led to sports fans in Chicago putting on weight, Wrigley Field would have a capacity of nine.