Akron RubberDucks Owner Ken Babby joined Ray to discuss the closing stretch of the season for the team and break down the business of minor league baseball.

Tuesday, 13 September 2022 09:08

Barberton Mayor Bill Judge Talks Lake Anna

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Barberton Mayor Bill Judge spoke with Ray about upcoming developments regarding Lake Anna.

Tuesday, 13 September 2022 05:20

Three Suspects Sought In Akron Shooting

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Akron Police are looking for three men involved in a shooting back on September 9th.

According to the APD report, the 47-year-old victim was shot on his porch in the 800 block of Merton Avenue. He says the three individuals were talking about around 9:20 p.m. on the 9th, words were exchanged, and then one of the three pulled a gun and fired multiple shots. The man was wounded in the arm, but will be OK.

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Monday, 12 September 2022 07:47

Dr. John Green on the Impact of September 11th

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Dr. John Green, Professor of Political Science at the University of Akron, joined Ray. They discussed the anniversary of September 11th. Ray and Dr. Green discuss the shock, how it all started, the war on terror, and more. 

Friday, 09 September 2022 08:44

Bases & Balls 9.9.22

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Jim Rosenhaus, voice of the Cleveland Guardians, joins Ray every Friday. This week they talked about team injuries, young players stepping in, pitching Coach Carl Willis, and more.

Friday, 09 September 2022 08:19

Film School: Football Movies

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Film Study Professor, Joe Fortunato, joins Ray every Friday for Film School. It's football season so this week Ray and Joe talked about great football movies.

Friday, 09 September 2022 07:58

End of an Era; Queen Elizabeth II Dies at 96

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Queen Elizabeth II passed away Thursday. Dr. Martin Wainwright, History Dept. Chair at the University of Akron, joined Ray to talk about the impact the Queen had in her 70 year Reign. They also discussed King Charles III. 

Friday, 09 September 2022 07:28

The Soft Scoop 9.9.22

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Listen to this week's Soft Scoop with Steffany Nicole, in for Lynn Kelly. She'll keep you up to date with concerts and events. Brought to you by Red Wing Shoes.

One day in the not too distant future, all our computer systems will be obsolete, our current cybersecurity methods worthless, and even our most powerful supercomputers powerless in the face of even faster, and much more powerful quantum computers, that can crack passwords like a hot knife through butter.

That is; unless we win the race to develop and deploy quantum computers that can protect and defend our networks and most valuable data. While there are already some quantum computers up and running in the United States; the technology is still not fully developed. Competitors such as China and the European Union, are also developing these new computers that work in an entirely different way than what we are using today.

To ensure we can not only compete, but win; the federal government is stepping up efforts to both develop quantum computers, and to develop a workforce that is trained to use them.

One of those efforts is underway right now at Kent State University, where they just got a $500 thousand dollar National Science Foundation grant for for quantum computing cyber infrastructure development.

To find out what that means; we talked to Professor, and Chair of the Kent State University Physics Department, Dr. Michael Strickland, and Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Dr. Qiang Guan.

Listen now, as they talk about how they're going to teach students how to program a completely new and different kind of computer, using hardware and software tools that quantum computers will eventually replace, and why it is important to our national security that we have a quantum-savvy workforce ready as soon as possible.

Dr. Michael Strickland KSU

Dr. Michael Strickland, Chair, Dept. of Physics, Kent State University

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Dr. Qiang Guan, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Kent State University

 

Thursday, 08 September 2022 08:48

Cost of Living on the Rise & Social Security Info

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Robert Fenn, Public Affairs Specialist with the Social Security Administration, joined Ray. Cost of living is on the rise, Ray and Robert discuss impacts and changes to social security, how to apply for social security, and more. 

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