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Registration Closes For Twin Cities Marathon

The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon is still more than three months away, but if you haven’t signed up for it you may be out of luck.

07/02/2013

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Medtronic To Cut 500 Jobs In Minnesota

Medical device maker Medtronic will cut 500 jobs in Minnesota, as part of an overall elimination of approximately 2,000 jobs worldwide. A Medtronic spokeswoman said 65 percent of the job cuts have already occurred. The rest will be eliminated in the current fiscal year.

05/21/2013

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I-694’s Major Reconstruction Begins In June

It’s among the oldest stretches of interstate in the Twin Cities metropolitan area, and at 124,000 vehicles traveling the beltway each day, Interstate 694 is also among the area’s most heavily traveled.

01/29/2013

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Minnesota Medical Device Companies Face Tax Hike

While lawmakers in Washington are working around the clock to avoid going over the fiscal cliff, Minnesota’s medical device manufacturers face a tax hike of their own.

12/19/2012

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Senate: Medtronic Shaped Articles Promoting InFuse

A Senate report out Thursday concludes Minneapolis-based Medtronic helped write and edit medical journal articles attributed to outside physicians which downplayed the risks of Infuse, the company’s best-selling bone graft, responsible for $800 million in annual sales.

10/25/2012

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Twin Cities Marathon Preview

Come out for the annual Twin Cities Marathon and get involved in the race and events surrounding it.

10/05/2012

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General Mills, Medtronic Announce Job Cuts

Hundreds of job cuts were announced today at General Mills. The food conglomerate, based in Golden Valley, is eliminating 850 jobs worldwide and about half of them in the Twin Cities.

05/22/2012

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Medtronic Says Bone Graft Investigation Is Over

Medical device maker Medtronic Inc. said Wednesday that federal prosecutors have closed their investigation of the company’s InFuse bone graft.

05/16/2012

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Fridley-Based Medtronic Announces Job Cuts

Fridley-based Medtronic announced Thursday morning it’s laying off about 220 workers from its Mounds View office.

05/03/2012

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Business Pros To Help Young Summer Job Seekers All Week

More than 400 top local businesspeople are helping young job seekers hone their interview techniques this week at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

04/23/2012

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A Tour Of Medtronic’s ‘Hospital Of The Future’

Skypeing with your doctor, surgeons helping with life-saving operations from hundreds of miles away, and a 3-D look at your heart that you can pull up on your iPad.

04/05/2012

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Medtronic Paying $85M To End Shareholder Lawsuit

Medical device maker Medtronic Inc. has agreed to pay $85 million to resolve a federal class action lawsuit brought by a group of shareholders.

03/30/2012

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Armed Robbery, Carjacking At Medtronic

An armed robber confronted a woman and stole her car at the Medtronic site in Mounds View early Friday afternoon, according to police.

12/23/2011

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Medtronic: FDA Panel Rejects Heart Catheter

Medtronic Inc. says a panel advising the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has concluded that an experimental catheter from the medical device maker poses a potential health risk that outweighs its benefit to patients.

10/27/2011

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83-Year-Old Marathon Runner Out To Beat The Odds

More than 20,000 people participated in Sunday’s Twin Cities Marathon and 10 mile. Many of them have stories of inspiration, pushing them to go the distance.

10/02/2011

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