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Brad's afternoon edition. Click here to read Brad's morning jokes.
* Omaha's Venice Inn Italian restaurant will close in May. To put this in perspective, it's been around longer than Italy.
* A state trooper assigned to guard New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was arrested for allegedly shoplifting in Pennsylvania. Just when you think controversy has ended for Chris Christie, he gets called down to talk to mall cops.
* Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is a billionaire. Whew! I can sleep nights again.
* Sean Hannity has put his New York home on the market. According to the disclosure form, any leaks are to be blamed on the Obama administration.
* A winning Powerball Lottery ticket Wednesday could be worth $400 million, which works out to about $230 million after taxes. Unless the winner lives in Nebraska; in that case, it's about $12,000 after taxes.
* According to TeamRankings.com, there's a 0.0398-percent chance of the Husker men's basketball team making the Final Four. That's slightly less than the odds of any one ticket winning Wednesday night's Powerball drawing.
* I missed the Winter Olympics' giant slalom, which I'm pretty sure is for skiers over 6-foot-10.
* The Russian men's hockey team was eliminated from the Winter Olympics. I assume the U.S. military has been placed on high alert?
* I also assume the Sochi closing ceremonies have been moved up to Thursday morning?
* Anyone know why the Winter Olympics are only held every four years? That's how long it takes people who watch the curling on TV to recover from their PTSD.
* Yahoo! Sports' Dan Wetzel called the International Olympic Committee "pointless, pretentious and ... profitable." So is the U.S. Postal Service, only without the profitable part.
* I wouldn't say NBC is airing a lot of Winter Olympic events on tape delay, but the highlight of last night's show was speed-skater Eric Heiden winning four races.
* How about the loud, weird pants of the Norway curling team? They look like they're from the John Daly Collection.