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A Device That Medtronic Acquired In An $800M Deal Has Been Found Ineffective

Medtronic said that a U.S. clinical trial for its Symplicity device, which is designed to treat high blood pressure, found the treatment to be safe but ineffective.

Cabela’s Plans “Mass Hiring” For Twin Cities Store

The Nebraska-based outdoors-goods retailer said it plans to hire about 150 employees this month for its Woodbury store, which opens this spring.

Eagan Company Sold To Competitor For $820M

Call center rivals Stream Global Services and Convergys Corporation are expected to combine in the first quarter of 2014, which would create a business with about 125,000 employees at 135 different facilities.

U.S. Bank Buys 94 Branches, Doubles Chicago Footprint

Minneapolis-based U.S. Bank has reached an agreement to acquire Charter One Bank’s commercial banking operations in Chicago.

Major MN Nonprofit Cuts Jobs Due To Revenue Shortfall

Volunteers of America-Minnesota, one of the state’s largest nonprofits, said the government shutdown and sequester are largely responsible for lower revenue.

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Report: Dak Prescott will be 'ready to go' for matchup with Vikings

The Dallas quarterback is expected to be available for next Sunday's showdown.

Eddie Rosario

Where Eddie Rosario's championship series heroics rank since 2000

The former Twin put together an all-timer to help the Braves reach the World Series.

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2 dead after plane crashes near residence in rural Wisconsin

The aircraft also struck the house during the crash.

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1 dead after van crashes and lands on Highway 100 in Brooklyn Center

Northbound Highway 100 was shut down following the crash Saturday night.

Jess Peterson

Woman killed in crash ID'd as 'bad ass biker chick' with 'giving spirit'

The 30-year-old died in a motorcycle crash on Oct. 19.

Karl-Anthony Towns

Timberwolves' defense fuels win over Pelicans

The Wolves' have bought in on the defensive end as part of a 2-0 start.

Minnesota Wild

Ryan Hartman's OT goal helps Wild stay undefeated

The Wild improved to 4-0 with a win over the Ducks.

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Gophers pound Maryland to stay in Big Ten West race

Four different players scored a rushing touchdown in a 34-16 victory over Maryland.

Father Paul Kubista at St. Mary of Czestochowa

Controversy after Delano priest shares vaccine misinformation in church bulletin

Father Paul Kubista is pastor at St. Mary of Czestochowa Catholic Church.

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