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Dickson’s Week in Review, April 13-19
On Twitter some guy tweeted that the spring game isn’t taken as seriously as a regular-season contest. What was your first clue? When the head coach entered waving a cat aloft? »

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Dickson’s Week in Review, April 13-19

Breaking Brad: Stuck in a claw machine? You get no Easter candy

I know of one kid in Lincoln who will be receiving a lump of coal from the Easter Bunny, just as soon as he's extricated from that bowling alley claw machine.

Breaking Brad: Stuck in a claw machine? You get no Easter candy
Breaking Brad: Mountain lion season's over, but the bunny's fair game!

Thursday was the last day of a Nebraska Legislature session. Before leaving town, legislators passed a bill to hold a lottery to hunt the Easter Bunny.

Breaking Brad: Mountain lion season's over, but the bunny's fair game!
Breaking Brad: At least my kid never got stuck inside a claw machine

We need a new rule in Lincoln. If your kid is discovered inside the claw machine at a bowling alley, you are forever barred from being nominated for "Mother of the Year."

Breaking Brad: At least my kid never got stuck inside a claw machine
Breaking Brad: How many MECA board members can we put in a luxury suite?

As a stunt at the Blue Man Group show, MECA board members are going to see how many people they can stuff into one luxury suite.

Breaking Brad: How many MECA board members can we put in a luxury suite?
Breaking Brad: How much would you pay for a corn dog?

The Arizona Diamondbacks have a new concession item: a $25 corn dog. For that kind of money, it should be stuffed with Bitcoin.

Breaking Brad: How much would you pay for a corn dog?
Breaking Brad: Pothole repair crew gets stuck in a pothole

In East Lansing, Mich., a pothole repair crew got stuck inside a pothole. How did this not happen in Omaha?

Breaking Brad: Pothole repair crew gets stuck in a pothole
Breaking Brad: What do the moon, Colorado senators have in common?

How about that "blood red" moon Monday? It was as red as the eyes of a Colorado legislator.

Breaking Brad: What do the moon, Colorado senators have in common?
Breaking Brad: Hey, Republicans, are you ready to be audited?

A quick list of audit red flags: 3) You fail to sign your return. 2) You fail to report income. 1) You are a registered Republican.

Breaking Brad: Hey, Republicans, are you ready to be audited?
Breaking Brad: Next year, Bo Pelini brings a mountain lion to the spring game

Before the spring game, Bo Pelini carried a cat onto the field. With Bo's personality, it'd have been more appropriate for him to carry a mountain lion.

Breaking Brad: Next year, Bo Pelini brings a mountain lion to the spring game
Breaking Brad: Bo Pelini's cat lets spring game intro go to its head

Coach Bo Pelini took the field before the spring game holding a cat aloft. Typical cat. He was undoubtedly thinking, “Sixty thousand people, all cheering for me!”

Breaking Brad: Bo Pelini's cat lets spring game intro go to its head
Brad Dickson's Week in Review, March 30-April 5

The NCAA tournament is down to the final two teams. In a sign of the times, on Saturday one kid made the go-ahead layup while taking a selfie.

Brad Dickson's Week in Review, March 30-April 5
Breaking Brad: Lions pluck new QBs coach from 'Dukes of Hazzard'

The Detroit Lions' new quarterbacks coach is Jim Bob Cooter, who, of course, soared to fame on "The Dukes of Hazzard."

Breaking Brad: Lions pluck new QBs coach from 'Dukes of Hazzard'
Breaking Brad: Omaha Fire Department's new weapon is Miso soup

In Hawaii, a man put out a fire by dumping Miso soup on it. To cut down on expenses, Mayor Stothert is expected to call on the Omaha Fire Department to use Miso soup.

Breaking Brad: Omaha Fire Department's new weapon is Miso soup
Breaking Brad: Here's the surest sign someone's a redneck

There's a popular online video titled "Opening A Beer With A Shotgun." You might be a redneck if...

Breaking Brad: Here's the surest sign someone's a redneck
ALL ABOUT BRAD

I'm Brad Dickson and I've been appearing in the World-Herald for more than two years commenting on major sporting events such as the World Series of Beer Pong and the Lithuanian Barrel Jumping Finals, and more recently on local, national and international news. READ MORE »

 
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