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NBA labor talks set to resume Saturday

Don’t hold your breath, but NBA owners and players say they’ll resume their talks Saturday in an effort to end the lockout. The Timberwolves were supposed to start play last night against Atlanta at Target Center, but the labor war wiped out the November schedule.
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Don’t hold your breath, but NBA owners and players say they’ll resume their talks Saturday in an effort to end the lockout. The Timberwolves were supposed to start play last night against Atlanta at Target Center, but the labor war wiped out the November schedule.

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