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Lynx to get White House honor

The Lynx will go to the White House next Tuesday to meet President Barack Obama and receive official recognition for their 2011 WNBA title. Minnesota is currently leading the Western Conference with a 24-5 record.
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The Lynx will go to the White House next Tuesday to meet President Barack Obama and receive official recognition for their 2011 WNBA title. Minnesota is currently leading the Western Conference with a 24-5 record.

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