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Jason DeRusha "DriveTime with DeRusha": On your drive home, get caught up on the day's headlines thru Jason's unique lens. Newsmaking guests on the biggest stories, engaging topics for fans to call in & participate with, and Jason's commentary, humor and

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    • Dec 3, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    DeRush-Hour, Adam Carter & Alec Lewis

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2022 28:29


    Hour 3: Jason shared some of his favorite headlines from the day. Then he made a friendly wager with WCCO Host Adam Carter on tonight's 6A Football Championship. And finally he got a preview of the Vikings and Jets from Alec Lewis from The Athletic.

    Prep Bowl wager

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2022 9:20


    Jason's kids go to Maple Grove... Adam Carter lives in Rosemount... who'll win the battle of the Titans in tonight's 6A Football Championship? A friendly wager is consumated!

    Alec Lewis previews the Vikings & Jets

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2022 7:05


    Will the Purple clinch the North this weekend? Jason talked to Vikings beat writer Alec Lewis from The Athletic to preview the game with the Jets.

    Card De-Sharks & holiday cookies

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 27:53


    Hour 2: Jason hosted another rousing round of "Card De-Sharks". Then he talked with Rick Nelson about the Star Tribune holiday cookie contest.

    Star Tribune holiday cookie contest

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 10:27


    Jason talked to Rick Nelson who hosts the Star Tribune's annual Holiday Cookie Contest

    Card De-Sharks!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 16:42


    It's the fastest-growing card-based afternoon radio contest you might never have heard! It's CARD DE-SHARKS!!!

    Working on a Friday and Paul Douglas

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 28:29


    Hour 1: Should we think about a 4-day work week? And what's the weekend forecast look like? 

    Working on a Friday?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 17:12


    Downtown was a ghost-town on Friday. Are people taking Fridays off on the regular now? Should we think about moving to a 4-day work week?

    DeRush Hour, chores you love & anchors with "chemistry"

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 31:03


    Hour 3: Jason shared some of his favorite headlines from the day. Then he talked with listeners about what chore they secretly love. And he talked about a couple of TV anchors with chemistry on AND off the screen 

    What chore do you secretly love?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 9:20


    Some people love to vacuum... Jason loves to scrape up ice off the driveway... what chore do YOU secretly love to do?

    DeRusha Eats and Rep. Linda Demuth

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 26:48


    Hour 2: Jason talked cocktails with Jesse Held from Earl Giles. Then new House Minority Leader Linda Demuth talked about the next MN legislative session.

    Rep. Lisa Demuth, new MN House Minority Leader

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 7:57


    Jason talked to the first black caucus leader in Minnesota history, Rep. Lisa Demuth, about Republican priorities for the next legislature

    DeRusha Eats: Jesse Held from Earl Giles

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 17:19


    Jason talked cocktails with Jesse Held from Earl Giles on today's DeRusha Eats!

    Nurses strike & Joe Pohlad

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 31:14


    Hour 1: Jason wants to know why so many people seem to be mad at the nurses over their strike announcement. Plus, new Twins Executive Chair Joe Pohlad talked about taking over the helm.

    New Twins Executive Chair Joe Pohlad

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 13:09


    The Twins recently announced that Joe Pohlad would be taking over for his uncle Jim as Executive Chair. He joined Jason to talk about life as a Pohlad, his vision for the franchise and more. 

    Why are people mad at the nurses?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 17:25


    Minnesota nurses announced another plan to go on strike today, and the reaction hasn't been entirely positive. Jason wants to know why folks are mad at employees seeking better conditions and pay?

    DeRush-Hour, Alan Horton, and remembering Christine McVie

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 27:57


    Hour 3: Jason shared some of his favorite headlines from the day. Plus Alan Horton talked about life without KAT for the Wolves. And finally Johnny "Rock" Lassman joined the show with memories of Christine McVie after the announcement of her passing.

    Alan Horton on a month without KAT

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 6:20


    The Timberwolves begin life without KAT as he recovers from a serious calf strain. Alan Horton joined Jason to talk about how they may compensate.

    Jason talks to the Media & Alzheimer's drug

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 28:12


    Hour 2: Jason was joined by the Swiss Army Knife of TV meteorologists, Mace Michaels. Then Dr. Ronald Petersen from the Mayo Clinic joined him to talk about a new Alzheimer's medication.

    So is the new Alzheimer's drug good or bad?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 10:34


    There were mixed reports on a study on a new Alzheimer's drug. Is it promising or dangerous? Dr. Ronald Petersen from the Mayo Clinic joined Jason with insight.

    Jason talks to the Media: Mace Michaels

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 16:54


    Jason talked to the Swiss Army Knife of TV meteorologists, Mace Michaels!

    Teachers and ballet

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 28:41


    Hour 1: Jason talked about Jeronimo Yanez applying for a teaching license. Are you as conflicted as he is? Plus Zoe Henrot talked about ballet, and Paul Douglas talked winter weather.

    Making ballet accessible

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 7:52


    Jason talked with Zoe Henrot, artistic director for the Ballet CoLab about their performances and classes. 

    Who should teach your kids?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 17:03


    A state court says that Jeronimo Yanez can't be denied a teaching license based on his involvement in the killing of Philando Castille. Jason's conflicted. Yes, Yanez should be allowed to work, but is "teaching" a special profession that isn't for all?

    DeRush-Hour, Red Lake ice and snowy roads

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 28:35


    Hour 3: Jason shared some of his favorite headlines from today. Then he talked to Shane Youngbauer who runs an ice fishing business on Red Lake about their ice breakaway yesterday. Finally, he talked about the Senate passing same-sex marriage protection.

    Red Lake ice breakaway

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 7:25


    Jason talked with Shane Youngbauer from North Woods Fish Houses who helped get 200 fishers off the ice after a chuck of it broke away on Red Lake. 

    DeRusha Eats & Bloomington Police Chief

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 27:28


    Hour 2: Jason talked with Erik Forsberg who owns Devil's Advocate, Dan Kellys/Broadway Pizza and more - on this week's DeRusha Eats. Plus, Bloomington PD Chief Booker Hodges talked about his unique approach to communicating with the public.

    Bloomington Police Chief Booker Hodges

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 10:29


    Jason talked with Bloomington PD Chief Booker Hodges about his unique communication technique. 

    DeRusha Eats: Erik Forsberg

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 15:31


    Erik Forsberg has built his restaurant group on downtown Minneapolis. What will help bring back the downtown dining scene? He joined Jason to talk about that and their partnership with Broadway Pizza

    Snow Days, World's Fair and Paul Douglas

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 28:58


    Hour 1: Jason talked about how snow days in terms of work and school have changed. Plus Jason Stanoch told him why bringing the World's Fair to Minnesota would be a big deal. And Paul Douglas talked about nailing the snow forecast.

    Bringing the World's Fair to Minnesota

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 7:59


    John Stanoch is leading a group in Paris pitching Minnesota as a site for the World's Fair. He joined Jason to talk about what the Fair would mean for Minnesota

    Snow days

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 15:59


    Did you work from home today? Were you surprised schools didn't cancel all together? Have we gone soft? Jason talked about today's snow storm.

    DeRush-Hour & Pink tickets

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 11:55


    Hour 3: Jason shared some of his favorite headlines of the day. Plus, we're giving away tickets to see Pink at Target Field in August all week long!

    Radd Report & Dave Schwartz

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 28:08


    Hour 2: Kate Raddatz joined Jason for their bi-weekly chat. Plus Dave Schwartz talked about the Vikings, Gophers and more...

    Dave Schwartz on the Vikings, Gophers and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 9:12


    Co-host of the Huddle, Dave Schwartz, joins Jason on Mondays to talk about the weekend in sports. A nice bounce-back for the Vikings, an Axe win for the Gophers, plus the Wild and Wolves!

    The Radd Report

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 18:56


    Kate Raddatz joins Jason every other Monday to talk about life and the news. This week, her low-key "gender reveal", plus how long is too long to stay at someone else's house?

    MN primary and foster kids

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 28:35


    Hour 1: Jason wondered if MN really wants to be the first primary? Plus, he talked to Hoang Murphy from Foster Advocates about social security benefits for foster kids and why they're not getting them.

    Are counties stealing from foster kids?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 12:00


    Foster Advocates Exec. Director Hoang Murphy joined Jason to talk about social security benefits for foster kids that are being captured by counties

    Do we REALLY want Minnesota to be the first primary?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 14:42


    We should find out this week if the Minnesota primary is getting moved up to the front of the primary calendar. But do we REALLY want that to happen? Does it really do MN any good? Are we ready for that many more campaign ads?

    A discussion on media with Axios' Torey Van Oot and last minute wine with Siri Nyman

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 27:35


    A big duo of interviews with Torey Van Oot of Axios and Siri Nyman of Top 10 Liquor. What you need to know about Torey's media work and last minute Thanksgiving wine recommendations. 

    Top 10 Liquors Siri Nyman has your last minute Thanksgiving wines

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 9:03


    Siri Nyman joins Jason to give you her last minute Thanksgiving wine recommendations.

    Axios' Torey Van Oot discusses her work and time as a journalist

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 18:35


    Torey Van Oot of Axios Minneapolis joins Jason on Jason Talks to the Media to discuss her career and work for Axios as a political reporter.

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