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Dave Ross

Dave Ross (born April 10, 1952) is a talk show host on Seattle's KIRO-FM radio station, with whom he had been a news anchor from 1978 until his talk ... More »Dave Ross (born April 10, 1952) is a talk show host on Seattle's KIRO-FM radio station, with whom he had been a news anchor from 1978 until his talk show started nine years later in 1987. He has sometimes broadcast his show while on assignment in other locations, including overseas, such as Baghdad, Iraq in April 2004. He was the 2004 Democratic Party candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives for Washington's 8th congressional district. Ross is also heard on the CBS Radio Network, where he provides daily political commentary. Born into a Catholic family in Yorktown Heights, New York, Ross is the son of a commercial artist and has a brother and two sisters. He started his broadcast career at the age of 15 at WVIP in Mt. Kisco, New York. After graduating from Cornell University in 1973, where he was a member of the Cornell University Glee Club and the Quill and Dagger society, Ross worked as a reporter at WSB in Atlanta, Georgia from 1973 to 1978. In addition to hosting his talk... [ Wikipedia ]

Tony Bartolone: A Pragmatic Response to 'A Field Guide to' Idiotic, Self-obsessed Assholes

Courtesy of Dave Ross & Holy Fuck. As an audience and performer, I love to see a comedian taking risks and doing things that are different or memorable. In fact, those are the comics I go out of my way to see. However, for the show to be enjoyable, the person onstage talking must be in control...

Dave Ross to the rescue of KIRO Radio's a.m. drive-time plunge

Dave Ross to the rescue of KIRO Radio's a.m. drive-time plunge Dave Ross, the 35-year-veteran at KIRO Radio, on Monday took over the morning drive-time reins on the FM side after a two-month experiment with long-form conversationalist John Curley as host flopped big-time with ...

Pot-smuggling operation uncovered in Poway

Acting on a tip, detectives with the Poway sheriff’s Criminal Apprehension Team conducted surveillance in the Poway Business Park, where they watched a vehicle parked off Stowe Drive, sheriff’s Sgt. Dave Ross said in a news release Friday. They saw several men exchange spare tires from ...

10News Crisis counselors on hand at Twin Peaks Middle School after student threatened mass shootin

Deputies learned of the email Saturday morning and worked with school district officials and a multi-agency technology-related crimes task force to find the source, sheriff's Sgt. Dave Ross said. They identified the boy and went to his home to serve a search warrant around 5:30 p.m. ...

Cold snap takes aim at South Florida aboard the polar vortex

While cold — especially in comparison to the unseasonal heat and humidity at the end of last week — South Florida temperatures will likely fall short of record lows for the date, said meteorologist Dave Ross at the National Weather Service in Miami. The record low for Jan. 7 is 37 ...

December weather summary for South Florida

A strong persistent ridge of high pressure over the Southeast directed the winds to come out of the east, said meteorologist Dave Ross. "That brought warmth in from over the water," he said. November also was steamy -- West Palm Beach registered a combined November-December average ...

Lake Union fireworks look like no-show

The next day, radio host Dave Ross and chef Tom Douglas challenge businesses to step up; $503,000 is raised that day. Starbucks and Microsoft emerge as the primary sponsors. 2012: Amazon.com joins as third-biggest sponsor. On April 1, One Reel says Family Fourth is canceled when ...

YRC Worldwide: Network overhaul will boost customer service

Dave Ross, an analyst with St. Louis-based Stifel Financial Corp., said the proposed changes are needed for the company to improve profitability. “It’s just more of what needs to be done, which is reduce the size of the network to match current volume levels,” Ross said in an ...

Girls basketball Cedarburg clinches tie for North Shore title

"This was a big victory for our kids and the program," Cedarburg coach Dave Ross said. The Knights, meanwhile, are a senior-dominated team that includes two starters - Briana Gray and Lanoira Duhart - from last season's team that advanced to the sectionals. The Knights were not expected ...

Girls basketball Second-half push propels Cedaburg over Nicolet

"We actually made an adjustment at the half and put Kendall on the point guard," Cedarburg coach Dave Ross said. "Kendall is known to pick some people.. .. I said get up in some of the girls faces and see if you can put on ball pressure because she is a good defender. " Cedarburg closed ...

Chevy Silverado Black Ops concept prepped for apocalypse

" “Luck favors the prepared and the Silverado Black Ops concept is a survival kit on four wheels,” Chevy design manager Dave Ross said in a statement. The Silverado Black Ops concept looks like it's prepared for the zombie apocalypse. The Black Ops features a raised suspension and body ...

Training Camp Roundup: Tim Tebow hasn't noticed Riley Cooper situation

absolutely one of the most bizarre things i've ever seen.. a chopper drying off the #redskins practice field #RVA pic.twitter.com/1JP2gKrKoC — Dave Ross (@FOX5Ross) August 2, 2013 Finally, training camp may sound glamorous, but it's not, just ask Redskins tight end Niles Paul. Paul took ...

Jones gets his due from cable station

In the meantime, I’m with CBS Radio essayist Dave Ross. Last week, he reasoned that with all that personal e-mail info available to our government, “It still can’t stop that Nigerian businessman who needs help transferring $20 million into his bank account.” ...

Comic Book Checklist: May 29th, 2013

Story by David Micheline, art by Dave Ross & Bob Layton, colors by Chris Sotomayor, letters by Dave Lanphear Story by Brian Michael Bendis, art by David Marquez Story by Rick Remender, Art by John Romita Jr. & Klaus Janson, colors by Dean White Collects THE SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #1-5. » ...

Doing the Right Stuff Right for Human Rights

On a hike in the hills above Stanford that year, my friend Dave Ross and I brainstormed what could be done to ensure that no human rights abuse would go unnoticed. Being geeks, we thought of ways to address this challenge with technology. We realized that the most effective tool to fight ...

Hell Yes Fest's third year brings Sara Schaefer, Sean Patton, Nick Rutherford, Jade Catta-Preta and...

View full size Left to right, comedians Allen Strickland Williams, Dave Ross, Pat Bishop and Jake Weisman will perform at Hell Yes Fest 2013 individually, and as their sketch group, WOMEN. Representing Los Angeles are comedians Jake Weisman, Dave Ross, Pat Bishop, Allen Strickland ...

Hell Yes laugh fest set for November

Representing Los Angeles are comedians Jake Weisman, Dave Ross, Pat Bishop, Allen Strickland Williams and Karl Hess. Weisman and Hess also performed at the last year's festival. Comics Nick Mullen, Adam Friedland, Sara Armour and Jenn Tisdale, out of Washington, D.C., will be performing ...

Congressman: Ad ‘racist’ because Most Wanted Terrorists all Muslim

In December 2003, after American forces captured Saddam, McDermott told a Seattle radio interviewer that the U.S. could have captured the Iraqi dictator “a long time ago if they wanted.” KIRO radio’s Dave Ross asked McDermott whether the capture was timed to help President Bush. “Yeah. ...

شيفروليه تكشف عن سيارتين اختباريتين لخدمات الطوارئ من سلفرادو

ولكن, يقول السيّد Dave Ross مدير تصميم شيفروليه ان سلفرادو Black Ops مستعدّة لتكون حقيقة اذا ارادها الناس. سيتم تدشين السيارتين في معرض سيما للسيارات المعدّلة الذي يفتح ابوابه في يوم 5 من شهر نوفمبر القادم...

Burt's Eye View: Father's Day

Dave Ross grew up as a Jew in a predominantly Italian neighborhood in Brooklyn. He was the youngest of seven children. He worked like a dog during the summer months in the Catskill Mountains, briefly attended the University of Virginia before dropping out, and joined his brother-in-law’s ...

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