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Brad's afternoon edition
* An Omaha woman gave birth inside a minivan that had pulled into the Methodist Hospital parking lot. Loud moaning was heard coming from the van, but passers-by assumed it was the normal reaction of somebody who'd just experienced Dodge Street traffic.
* On Sunday night, Danica Patrick will be driving in the long, grueling Coca-Cola 600. To prepare for the race, she's bringing seven changes of clothes.
* This is the first big outdoor grilling weekend of the year. Omaha authorities are preaching fire safety. And even if a fire does start, it'll probably be put out by a water main break.
* Gas prices have been falling going into Memorial Day weekend. This means that solar eclipse was only the second rarest event of the week.
* There's a new prostitution scandal involving Drug Enforcement Administration agents in Colombia. While our current government has done little for the U.S. economy, it has improved the lifestyles of Colombian prostitutes tenfold.
* There have been 48 arrests at the NATO Summit in Chicago. I haven't seen this many arrests at an event in Chicago since the last convention of former Illinois governors.
* There have been 48 arrests. Or, as the Cincinnati Bengals call that: "A slow weekend."
* A Voyager spacecraft has just passed through the end of the solar system. Because it's Memorial Day weekend there was no place to park, so it kept going.
* At the Russian premiere of "Men In Black III" a male journalist tried to kiss actor Will Smith, who slapped the journalist. If a journalist ever tried to kiss someone he was interviewing, I always assumed it'd be an MSNBC reporter talking to President Obama.
* A kid is OK after becoming stuck in a gumball machine. I believe that's sign No. 1 your child is not ready for the accelerated program.
* Nadya Suleman, aka Octomom, planned to file for bankruptcy because she owes nearly $1 million. And that's just to her babysitter for last Saturday night.
* Two jurors have now been dismissed for falling asleep during the Roger Clemens trial. The judge was livid. He told the sleeping jurors, "Where do you think you are, the Red Sox bullpen?"
* Fans of the German soccer team Magdeburg, frustrated by their team's low scoring, brought signs with arrows to a match to point the way to the goal. After the match, Minnesota Twins fans bought the signs to guide their team to home plate.
* Next, the signs with arrows will go to Oklahoma faculty to try and steer the football team to class.