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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Tattoo Shop

It’s not something reserved for sailors and bikers anymore. These days, more and more people are getting tattoos. So we wanted to know: Where’s the Best Tattoo Shop in Minnesota? Thousands of you voted and sent me to get some ink at Olde Town Tattoo in St. Cloud.

07/02/2014

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Afflalo Helps Rally Magic Past Timberwolves 100-92

Arron Afflalo scored 18 points and Tobias Harris and Maurice Harkless added 17 apiece to lead the Orlando Magic to a 100-92 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rookie Victor Oladipo contributed 16 points and six assists to help Orlando snap a three-game losing streak. Kyle O’Quinn had 14 points and 13 rebounds.

04/05/2014

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Blake-less Clippers Beat Timberwolves 114-104

Darren Collison had 28 points and seven assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers didn’t miss a beat with Blake Griffin out with a back injury in a 114-104 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night. Chris Paul had 22 points, nine assists and seven rebounds, and Matt Barnes scored 19 points for the Clippers (53-22). Griffin, the team’s leading scorer, warmed up before the game but wasn’t quite ready after being injured on Saturday night against Houston.

03/31/2014

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Love Shines In Timberwolves’ Win Over Lakers

Kevin Love had 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for his second career triple-double and the Minnesota Timberwolves hammered the woeful Los Angeles Lakers 143-107 on Friday night.

03/28/2014

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Wolves’ Love Sidelined By Bruised Left Quadriceps

All-Star forward Kevin Love missed Minnesota’s game against Portland because of a bruised left quadriceps, and starting point guard Kevin Martin also was out Saturday night because of a broken left thumb that will sideline him indefinitely. Love limped noticeably a couple hours before the scheduled tipoff. He told reporters he took a knee from New Orleans’ Greg Steimsma on Friday night in Minnesota’s road loss. Before the injury was announced, Love — averaging 25.6 points and 13.3 rebounds — said he had no plans of skipping the All-Star game.

02/08/2014

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Love Out Against Thunder Because Of Stiff Neck

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love isn’t playing against the Oklahoma City Thunder because of a stiff neck. The Timberwolves say Love hurt his neck in a hard fall during the fourth quarter of Minnesota’s win Tuesday over the Los Angeles Lakers. Minnesota coach Rick Adelman said Love had treatment before Wednesday’s game in an attempt to play. He was in the starting lineup given to media before the team announced he would be out.

02/05/2014

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Love, Timberwolves Hand Lakers 7th Straight Loss

Kevin Love had 31 points and 17 rebounds for Minnesota, spoiling Steve Nash’s return for languishing Los Angeles and leading the Timberwolves to a 109-99 victory Tuesday night that stuck the Lakers with their seventh straight defeat.

02/04/2014

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With Pekovic Gone, Wolves In Pain

Nikola Pekovic was no longer wearing a walking boot on his injured ankle at Monday’s practice, but Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman still says he has “no clue” when his big man might return. One thing is clear: they need him back as soon as possible. Kevin Love was almost unstoppable Saturday night with 43 points and 19 rebounds, but that wasn’t enough to pull off a win.

02/03/2014

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Pekovic Out Of Boot, But No Sign Yet Of Return

The boot on Nikola Pekovic’s injured right ankle has been removed. There’s no sign yet of his return to the Minnesota Timberwolves, though.

02/03/2014

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Love Carries Wolves Past Pelicans, 88-77

Kevin Love had 30 points and 14 rebounds to finally carry the Minnesota Timberwolves over the .500 mark with an 88-77 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night.

01/29/2014

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Wolves Lose Pekovic For A While With Ankle Injury

The Minnesota Timberwolves will be without center Nikola Pekovic for a while.

01/28/2014

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Wolves Stump For Pekovic To Make All-Star Team

The idea of Nikola Pekovic making the Western Conference All-Star team is music to the Minnesota Timberwolves’ ears. The Wolves have started a campaign to get their big center into his first All-Star game. The Wolves sent out a vinyl album featuring the “Bruise Brothers.”

01/27/2014

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Love Leads Timberwolves To 112-97 Win Over Jazz

Kevin Love had 19 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists to help the Minnesota Timberwolves run past Utah 112-97 on Tuesday night and sweep a home-and-home set with the Jazz.

01/21/2014

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Timberwolves Blast Jazz 98-72 To Snap Skid

Nikola Pekovic had 27 points and 14 rebounds in three quarters, and the reeling Minnesota Timberwolves blasted the Utah Jazz, 98-72 on Saturday night. Kevin Love had 18 points, 13 rebounds and five assists, and Kevin Martin scored 20 points to help the Wolves snap a three-game losing streak that included losses to Sacramento and Toronto.

01/18/2014

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Pekovic Leads Timberwolves Past Bobcats 119-92

Nikola Pekovic scored 26 points in 27 minutes, and the Minnesota Timberwolves blew off some steam with a 119-92 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday.

01/10/2014

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