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Dave Hage

Team leader | Health care, the environment, social issues
phone: 612-673-7108
Dave Hage leads a team of reporters who cover health care, the environment, children and families, corrections and social issues. He has been a reporter and editorial writer for the Star Tribune, and has written for the New York Times, the New Republic, the Nation and U.S. News & World Report.
Recent content from Dave Hage
Jefferson Morley, author of "The Ghost."

Minneapolis native's 'Ghost' is a gripping bio of a CIA spy hunter

NONFICTION: Minneapolis native recounts life of legendary chief of counterintelligence James Jesus Angleton.
Tour boats await passengers in downtown Amsterdam. Amsterdam's canals criss-cross the old city making it easy to see it by boat. The traditional house

A weekend in Amsterdam? Yes, please

Yes, you can spend a long weekend in this Dutch gem, with the help of direct flights and walking shoes. But it may leave you wanting more.
On Ted Turner’s vast Flying D Ranch in Montana, bison graze much as they did before the arrival of European settlers. Turner is the largest private

Can we save bison by eating them?

A small but growing number of bison producers — including billionaire-turned-philanthropist Ted Turner — want to preserve the great landscapes of the west by changing how America gets its protein.
Though they weigh up to 2,500 pounds, bison can be remarkably nimble.

Yellowstone's purebred bison arrive in NE Montana

The Yellowstone herd is highly prized because it is genetically pure and the animals are descended from the continent's original wild bison.
The Flam Valley is one of Norway's most scenic spots and is traversed by what many consider the most beautiful train ride in Europe.

Norway on foot and fjord

A family travels to Norway with the ultimate tour guide: a Richfield man who was so struck by the country's beauty, he had to share it with others.
Krystal Woods held her five-month-old daughter Me'yah Becker as nurse Barb Lentz checked on her prescriptions on a recent home visit.

Budget squeeze hits public health

Minnesota has fallen to 43rd nationally in state funding for public health, according to a nonprofit advocacy group.

2 more deaths from H1N1 are reported in Minnesota

Health officials still urging public to get vaccinated.

Nearly 1 in 4 Minnesotans without health insurance in 2007-08

Nearly one in four Minnesotans went without health insurance for some period during 2007-2008, a national advocacy group said Tuesday, a sign that rising costs are putting medical coverage beyond the reach of more consumers and employers.

Many in state doing without medical coverage, group says

Families USA says such numbers prove health insurance is becoming unaffordable.
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