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Brad's afternoon edition
* Tuesday at the Portland, Ore., airport, a man removed all of his clothing to protest airport security screening. Not surprisingly, he still met the Southwest Airlines dress code.
*The Secret Service is reportedly giving Ted Nugent extra scrutiny after his endorsement of Mitt Romney. That's sign No. 1 your endorsement was over the top: The Secret Service is alerted.
* Later this month, Tom Becka is returning to Omaha radio with a show on KKAR. Becka is going full-steam ahead after finally getting over the shock of realizing that he was out while the KFAB late-night psychic still had a job.
* The NFL has unveiled its regular-season and TV schedules. This is surprising - instead of any Tampa Bay Buccaneers games, the networks will be televising four Peyton Manning/Denver Broncos practices.
* North Korea just conducted a disappointing long-range missile test. The government is trying to spin it. Instead of the world's worst long-range missile, they're classifying it as the most successful bottle rocket launch ever.
* In Myanmar a candidate who was under house arrest was elected to parliament. In the U.S., we use a reverse chronology: First the candidate is elected to Congress and then he's arrested.
* A new book asserts that O.J. Simpson is innocent. After hearing this, Simpson leapt to his feet and said, "I am?"
* The Omaha Earth Day celebration on Saturday will feature environmental speakers, live music, 100 "green exhibits" and a beer garden. This answers the age-old question: "Is it remotely possible for Omaha to hold any large event without a beer garden?" No, it is not.
* To tie it to Earth Day, the beer garden will be recycled from one of the 3,249 other events in Omaha in the past year featuring a beer garden.
* Actor Alec Baldwin is engaged. The couple will be setting a date just as soon as they find an airline willing to fly them on the honeymoon.
* Have you seen that new movie - "Titanic 3D: We Want The Rest of Your Money"?
* I missed the WNBA draft Monday night. For the third consecutive year, I instead opted to watch the qualifying round of the regional Yugoslavian yo-yo championships.
* Some fans are going to wear Robert Griffin III thongs to the NFL draft. This will still be less offensive than Mel Kiper's hair.
* This weekend an international equestrian event takes place at the CenturyLink Center, and on May 15 the Nebraska primary is held. It's a tossup which event will result in more manure in the streets.
* On her cooking show, Shaq beat Rachael Ray in a game of basketball. However, she bounced back the next day and, after removing a tuna souffle from the oven, trounced the Charlotte Bobcats 89-73.