Ray Horner Morning Show

wakr rayRay has been the WAKR Morning host for since 2000 after a successful career in the Erie , Pennsylvania market as a Host and Operation Manager for WAKR/ WZPR / WMDE radio in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Ray won the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Sportscaster of the year two times and is currently the play-by-play voice of Hiram College Athletics. Ray has been involved in Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Akron Children's Concert Society, Akron Public Schools, and The Embrace Care Clinic. Ray loves baseball, outdoor activities and spending time with his four children, Elizabeth, Rocco, Ava and Gia. Ray, his wife, Melissa and the children live in Wadsworth, Ohio.

Monday, 16 September 2019 12:27

Ray Horner Morning Show Podcast 9.16.19

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On the Monday edition of the Ray Horner Show Podcast:   Dr. Lori Varlotta, President Hiram College on lowering tuitionDr. Gary Riggs, Veterinarian on veterinarian educationDr. Dan Myer, Crystal Clinic on knee replacements for seniors   
Friday, 13 September 2019 10:10

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-9-13-19 Featured

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This week, we’re focusing how on how the Federal government is dealing with complaints that Google has been collecting personal information about children without their parents consent, how marketers making bank on your narcissistic selfie-behavior, and some new high-tech clothing that can make you invisible!
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Friday, 13 September 2019 07:21

Ray Horner Podcast - 9/13/2019

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:19 - The report cards for the 2018-2019 school year are out, and Akron Public Schools gets a D. APS superintendent David James stopped by the studio to discuss the test scores, as well as the graduation rates, which have gone up since 2014. 8:43 - Who are the best…
Friday, 13 September 2019 06:54

WAKR's Ray Horner Sits Down With ADM Board

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Ray Horner sat down with members of the ADM Board in Summit County, discussing the various services they provide for the community. Jerry Craig - Executive director, ADM Board & Gizelle Jones - VANTAGE Aging China Darrington - Opiate & Addiction Task Force Daniel Bennett - Greenleaf Family Center, suicide…
Thursday, 12 September 2019 08:23

Ray Horner Podcast - 9/12/2019

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:19 - Just how dangerous is vaping? What is its appeal, especially among younger folks? Dr. Starla Martinez from Akron Children’s Hospital discussed the risks of flavored E-cigarettes. 8:07 - Continuing on the topic of vaping, Senator Sherrod Brown shared his thoughts on the tobacco industry, which he believes has…
Our 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is Caden Scarbrough , a  junior golfer from CVCA. He says he got into the sport of golf at an early age.   “My Dad is really big into golf, so he’s just been with me pretty much my whole life,…
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 08:32

Ray Horner Podcast - 9/11/2019

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:19 - It’s been 18 years since the tragic terrorist attack that occurred in New York City, the Pentagon in D.C., and near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Kevin Kern joined the program to discuss the historic significance of September 11th, and how it has become our generation’s Pearl Harbor. 8:27 -…
Tuesday, 10 September 2019 09:04

Ray Horner Podcast - 9/10/2019

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:19 - The Browns better get their acts together ahead of next Monday’s matchup against the Jets, according to everyone including our guest Terry Pluto. The award-winning sportswriter recapped the Browns’ undisciplined performance on Sunday, and he also touched on the Indians, who are still in the hunt for either…
Monday, 09 September 2019 09:13

Ray Horner Podcast - 9/9/2019

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:19 - Today starts Suicide Prevention Week. Many Americans have sadly encountered a family member, friend, coworker, or acquaintance who have either suffered from depression or suicidal thoughts, and some have even attempted and completed the act. Daniel Bennett is with the Greenleaf Family Center here in Akron, and he…
Friday, 06 September 2019 10:10

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-9-6-19 Featured

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With summer vacation over, and everybody back to school, we thought it would be a good time to look at technology and education. So, this week, we've got stories ranging a proposed law requiring employers to provide on the job training for employees whose jobs are threatened by new technology,…
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