Friday, 30 September 2022 06:17

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-9-30-22: Quantum Clinic Featured

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The Cleveland Clinic is taking medicine to the next level, as they collaborate with IBM on a 10 year "Discovery Accelerator" research project that will include using a Quantum computer.

Listen now, as Jeanne Destro finds out why with Cleveland Clinic Chief Research Information Officer, Dr. Lara Jehi.


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Dr. Lara Jehi, Cleveland Clinic

To find out more about Quantum computers , and why they will one day soon make all of our current computers obsolete; listen to our recent program, featuring Professor, and Chair of the Kent State University Physics Department, Dr. Michael Strickland, and Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Dr. Qiang Guan


Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan joins Ray every Thursday. This week they discussed the Residences at Good Park and the upcoming event, Open Streets on the Innerbelt. The goal of the event is to get citizens involved in the plans to reinvent the Innerbelt for the city. 

Wednesday, 28 September 2022 07:17

Will Putin Be Held Accountable for His Crimes?

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Professor of Political Science at the University of Akron, Dr. Karl Kaltenthaler, joined Ray to discuss the war crimes being committed by Russia in the Ukraine. They discuss war crimes in history and if Putin will be held accountable for his actions. 

The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital. 


This week's athletes are from Coventry High School.

Mallory Meinen is a Senior with four years of Volleyball and four years of Track under her belt. Her accomplishments include, 1st team MAC Volleyball, Coaches Award Volleyball, Over 2,000 assists in volleyball, and 2nd team MAC in Track. Mallory is an excellent student as well and a member of the National Honors Society. She plans to play at Malone University. 
 
Dalton Cooksey has been playing football for three years, wrestling for two years, and playing baseball for two years. Some of his accoplishments include 2nd team all MAC in Wrestling and in Football. On top of all of the sports he participates in, Dalton is also a great student and works in his free time. 
Wednesday, 28 September 2022 05:59

Hey Bobby! 9.28.22

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Every Wednesday, Bobby DiBiasio of the Cleveland Guardians joins Ray to talk baseball. This week, they talked about Tito, the team, and changes to the playoffs. 

 

Wednesday, 28 September 2022 05:53

Community Leader Spotlight: Dr. Brian Harte

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This month, Ray talked to the President of Cleveland Clinic Akron General, Dr. Brian Harte. They discussed CCAG's Neighbor to Neighbor Campaign. What is it? How does it work? Where does funding come from? Listen to the interview below for all of the details. 

Tuesday, 27 September 2022 07:11

Cold Weather Joint Pain

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It's that time of year, the temperatures get lower and joints flare up. Dr. Debbie Plate, from Cleveland Clinic Akron General, joined Ray to talk about cold weather joint pain, from causes to prevention.

Tuesday, 27 September 2022 04:30

No Elevators at Justice Center

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More elevator issues have been reported at the Harold K. Stubbs building in downtown Akron.
 
Another person was reportedly stuck in another elevator in the building on Monday, just a day after a similar situation on Sunday.
 
Now, all of the building's three elevators are out of service and needing repair.
 

It's unclear how long that will take. In the meantime. Akron Municipal Court is only open for arraignments until further notice. 
Monday, 26 September 2022 07:44

Fighting Childhood Obesity

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Dr. Stephanie Walsh, a pediatrician at Akron Children's Hospital, joined Ray. There is an epidemic of childhood obesity in America in recent years and we saw a big increase during the pandemic. Dr. Walsh talks about how to make lifestyle changes to ensure your children are healthy and happy. 

Privacy, security, and disinformation on social media in the spotlight this week.

In the past ten days, the former head of security from Twitter testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, a former policy director at Twitter revealed that she testified about threats posed by former President Donald Trump before the House January 6th Committee, the Washington post broke a story about the US Military spreading disinformation on social media overseas, and two class action lawsuits were filed against the company that owns Facebook and Instagram, Meta, for purposely circumventing Apple privacy protections, tracking, and spying on users.

Wow! Listen now for details.


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