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WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (April 4)

For many, this weekend is filled with religious significance, with Passover beginning Friday evening and Easter being celebrated by Christians everywhere on Sunday.

04/04/2015

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Mpls. City Council Approves Updated $129M Target Center Renovation

The Minneapolis City Council has approved an updated Target Center renovation – now estimated at $129 million – with an 11-2 vote Friday morning.

04/03/2015

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Faribault Dance Team Doubts Sincerity Of Lakeville South’s Apology

It’s been a month and a half since a dance team’s state title was protested by their competitors. Last month, the Faribault dance team won the State 3-A high kick competition.

The five teams they were competing against refused to take their places during the ceremony.

03/31/2015

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Cost Of Target Center Renovation Increases By $30M

The cost to renovate Target Center is going up. An updated budget unveiled at Minneapolis City Hall this week shows the cost has climbed to nearly $129-million.

03/25/2015

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WCHA, NCHC Tournaments On Tap For Twin Cities

College hockey conference tournaments are converging on the Twin Cities this weekend. Regular season champion Minnesota State will take the ice at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul in pursuit of its second straight Broadmoor Trophy for the WCHA playoff title.

03/18/2015

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Class 2A Championship: Melrose Area 63, Caledonia 51

For 41 years, Melrose Area battled to get back to the state tournament. Once they did, they made the most of it. The Dutchmen earned their first state appearance since 1974, then capped off a whirlwind postseason with a 63-51 victory over Caledonia in the Class 2A boys basketball state championship game Saturday at Target Center.

03/14/2015

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Class 1A Championship: Rushford-Peterson 51, Maranatha Christian Academy 44

Rushford-Peterson beat Maranatha Christian Academy 51-44 in the Class 1A boys basketball championship game Saturday at the Target Center. Alex Vix scored a game-high 23 points and fellow senior Charlie Krambeer added 17 for Rushford-Peterson.

03/14/2015

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Melrose Basketball Team At State Tournament For 1st Time In 40+ Years

It’s been more than 40 years since the Melrose Minnesota “Dutchmen” have played in the Boys State High School Basketball Tournament. But they’ll take on Redwood Valley at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Target Center.

03/11/2015

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Esko, DeLaSalle, Lakeville North Out To Defend State Titles

Esko, DeLaSalle and Lakeville North have returned to the boys state basketball tournament to defend titles. The tournament begins Wednesday at Target Center and Williams Arena, the 19th year of the four-class format.

03/10/2015

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Nickelback Postpones Tonight’s Concert

“Too Bad.” Nickelback will perform “Someday” soon in the Twin Cities, but “If Today Was Your Last Day,” the rock band’s fans would be left asking “What Are You Waiting For?” Nickelback were scheduled to perform at the Target Center in Minneapolis Friday evening.

03/06/2015

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Shania Twain Bringing Her ‘Final’ Tour To Minneapolis

She’s still the one. And she does impress us much. One of the world’s best-selling female artist in history, Shania Twain, announced on Wednesday her first North American tour in more than 11 years. She also announced it was to be her final concert tour.

03/04/2015

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Clippers Outlast Timberwolves 110-105 Despite Triple Double From Rubio

Chris Paul had 26 points and 14 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers allowed only one field goal in the fourth quarter to outlast the Minnesota Timberwolves for a 110-105 victory Monday night.

03/02/2015

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Garnett Ejected In 3rd Quarter After 2nd Technical Foul

Kevin Garnett was ejected from the Minnesota Timberwolves’ game against Memphis on Saturday night in the third quarter after picking up his second technical foul.

02/28/2015

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A Look Behind The Scenes On Those Welcoming KG Back To MN

Kevin Garnett’s emotional return to Minnesota after almost eight years has stirred nostalgia for the only stretch of success the Timberwolves franchise has ever had. It also created some skepticism for the amount of help a 38-year-old power forward can provide to a team at the bottom of the Western Conference.

02/26/2015

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Fans Flood Target Center For KG’s Return

Minnesota welcomed home a favorite athlete and larger-than-life personality Wednesday night. For the first time in eight years, Kevin Garnett stepped on the Target Center court as a member of the Timberwolves.

02/25/2015

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Target Center, Timberwolves Fans Buzzing For Garnett’s Return

Minnesota Timberwolves fans are rejoicing Wednesday night. Kevin Garnett is back home, and he’ll be in the starting lineup as they face the Washington Wizards at Target Center. A capacity crowd is expected as Timberwolves officials made 1,000 extra seats available for Garnett’s return.

02/25/2015

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Garnett To Play First Game Back In Minnesota Wednesday

Kevin Garnett will play his first game back as a Minnesota Timberwolf Wednesday night at the Target Center. Garnett spoke at his first Timberwolves press conference since 2007 Tuesday. He said he’s ready to contribute.

02/25/2015

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2-24-15 Podcast Page The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

An incredibly busy Tuesday with Dave Lee. Hear Jonathan Knight from NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK and other interviews by clicking the link above!

02/24/2015

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Large Crowd Expected For Garnett’s Timberwolves Return

Officials with the Minnesota Timberwolves said Monday a large crowd is expected Wednesday night when they host the Washington Wizards at Target Center.

02/23/2015

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PODCAST PAGE-2-20-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

The Return Of KG! Click the link above to hear Dave Lee and friends talk about Kevin Garnett.

02/20/2015

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Wolves Ticket Demand Explodes With KG’s Return

By the reaction of Minnesota Timberwolves fans at Hubert’s next to the Target Center in downtown Minneapolis, you would have thought the Kevin Garnett of “old” was coming back. Not the 38-year-old KG. “I grew up watching him play and I met him a couple times,” fan Antonio Benavides said. “I’m excited. I’m beyond excited, I’m so happy.”

02/19/2015

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Should The Timberwolves Trade For KEVIN GARNETT?

Click the link to vote on Dave Lee’s poll on KEVIN GARNETT.

02/19/2015

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Controversy Continues Over Faribault Dance Team’s High-Kick Title

The Faribault Emerald dance team took home the first place trophy in the Class AAA State High-Kick Dance Championship, but not without controversy. Many of their competitors claim they copied a dance and didn’t deserve the win.

02/15/2015

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Faribault Dance Team Wins Championship Amid Controversy

The Faribault Emerald dance team took home the first place trophy in the class AAA high kick dance championship, but not without controversy. Many of their competitors claim they copied a dance and didn’t deserve the win.

02/15/2015

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PODCAST PAGE 2-12-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Senator Franken returns to SNL for the their 40th Anniversary Special….click the link above to head to Dave Lee’s Podcast page!

02/12/2015

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