Jeff Gilbert is an Auto Analyst with CBS News. There is talk of new vehicles coming equipped with blood alcohol monitoring systems to help prevent drunk driving. Jeff joined Ray to talk about how the technology would work, integrating the tech into car designs, other safety features, and more. 

The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital.
This week's athletes are from Firestone CLC. 

Mariska Capper is a senior with a 4.0 GPA. She is a 3 year letterman. Mariska is involved in both dance and volleyball. She is a great leader and teammate.

David Burkholder is a Junior with a 3.7 GPA. He's on the cross country team and also runs track. David is a great student with a love of all sports.

Wednesday, 21 September 2022 08:10

Dr. Barton on the Resurgence of Polio

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Dr. Hazel Barton is a Professor of Biology at the University of Akron. Polio has been detected in wastewater in parts of the country. Dr. Barton joined Ray to talk about how that can be. They talked about keeping up with vaccinations, how Polio spreads, the dangers of the virus, and more.

Wednesday, 21 September 2022 06:51

Hey Bobby! 9.21.22

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Bobby DiBiasio of the Cleveland Guardians joins Ray every Wednesday. This week they talked about the front office, Chris Antonetti, the series against the Twins, and more.


Dr. Debbie Plate of Cleveland Clinic Akron general, joined Ray to discuss the dangers of Meningitis in teens. They discussed warning signs, spread, and more.

Update: Akron Police say the suspect, 24-year-old Jose Castro, is in custody. He was arrested in Cleveland along Detroit Avenue. Castro is charged with Kidnapping and Felonious Assault. 
Akron Police are looking for a suspect at the center of an Amber Alert issued Monday night.
According to reports, just before 7 p.m., police responded to the eleven-hundred block of Tulip Street after a report of a woman shot. Police found the victim, unconcious, with multiple gunshot wounds outside of a home. Witnesses said the man who shot her took off with a four-year-old child.
A statewide Amber Alert was issued, but the child was returned some time before 11 p.m. Monday. The shooting victim is in critical condition and the suspect, 24-year-old Jose Castro is still on the loose.
See more from the Akron Police Department below: 
At approximately 6:50 PM tonight (Monday), Akron Police responded to the 1100 block of Tulip St. after receiving multiple calls for shots fired, as well as reports of a female being shot. When officers arrived on scene, they found the unconscious female outside with multiple gunshot wounds. While she was being treated by EMS, officers spoke with witnesses who informed them that after the shooting, the suspect took the victim’s child and fled the scene in a vehicle. Officers were able to view video footage from a nearby camera that showed the suspect grab the child, get into a vehicle registered to the victim, and flee the scene. An Amber Alert has been issued for Fabian Claudio-Castro. The child is a 4-year-old Hispanic male. He was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt and dark colored shorts. The vehicle is a 2016 Kia Soul, grey in color. The plate on the vehicle is Ohio registration, HLD9706. The victim was transported to Cleveland Clinic Akron General Hospital and is currently in critical condition. Consider the suspect to be armed and very dangerous.
Update: The child, Fabian Claudio-Castro, has been returned unharmed to Akron detectives. The Amber Alert has been cancelled. Warrants for Felonious Assault and Kidnapping have been issued for the child’s father, Jose Castro. He is 24 years old.
Monday, 19 September 2022 09:13

Anne Bitong Talks Akron Marathon

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President and CEO of the Akron Marathon Anne Bitong joined Ray to talk about the upcoming event this weekend.

Great news for people in the Akron area who are having trouble getting online at home, because they either don't have a computer, or an internet connection. Now, they can get both, for free, from the Akron Summit County Public Library.

Listen now, for details from library Technology Director, Ryan McCoy, and Director, Pamela Hickson-Stevenson:

Pamela Hickson Stevenson

Pamela Hickson-Stevenson, Akron Summit County Public Library

Friday, 16 September 2022 09:27

Bases and Balls 09/16/2022

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Guardians broadcaster Jim Rosenhaus joined Ray for another edition of Bases and Balls. This week, Ray and Rosey discussed the crucial stretch the Guardians face as they try to maintain their division lead.

Friday, 16 September 2022 09:07

Film School with Joe Fortunato: Fatal Attraction

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On this week's session of film school, film study professor Joe Fortunato joined Ray to discuss the classic film, Fatal Attraction.

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