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.

Friday, 07 September 2018 10:18

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-9-7-18 Featured

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This week, the federal government looking into ways to tame big tech and social media companies, cybersecurity advice for manufacturers, new technology that can help bring water to even the driest parts of the globe, and your dinner delivered by drones.
This week our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Jamie Matheson, a senior soccer player from Barberton High School.   Jamie says soccer is a family affair and she shares that love of the game with her sisters.   “My two younger sisters played and they started…
This week our 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is Nick Plucinski, a junior football player for Barberton High School. Nick enjoys the community of Barberton and how they get behind the Magics football team.   “The support is helping us out on our journey through the season,”…
Friday, 31 August 2018 09:23

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-8-31-18 Featured

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  This week solar-powered electric cars, a brand new type of wearable electronics, taking cues from Mother Nature to create high tech products, and a fitness tracker—for your dog!
 
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 08:42

AUDIO: CAK President on Airport Expansion

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Akron-Canton Airport will get a new facelift. A $34 million facelift, to be precise. Rick McQueen, the soon-to-be-outgoing president and CEO of the Akron-Canton Airport, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss the changes happening at the facility. McQueen says the plans are to expand and update the airport…
Last month, Brian Thomas, who has been with Akron AAA for nearly forty years, said farewell to the company he helped build. Now, his brother, Kevin, takes over the post. Kevin Thomas joined the Ray Horner Morning Show about taking over as president of Akron AAA. He has been with…
Friday, 24 August 2018 08:45

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-8-24-18 Featured

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This week: Can the blue light from your mobile devices cause you to get fat, have insomnia, and go blind? We'll find out. Also....how much does social media really influence our decisions, will Google will enable censorship in China, and driverless cars that deliver groceries to right your home.
The first day of school has descended upon Akron Public Schools. A clean slate, a fresh start for many, whether they are a student, educator, administrator, or even a facility itself. David James, the superintendent of Akron Public Schools, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show in studio to discuss the…
Friday, 17 August 2018 10:20

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-8-18-18 Featured

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This week, how mobile devices are both a danger—and an opportunity—for the US military, a new Facebook scam that could cost you big money, how hundreds of people lost their homes because of a computer algorithm, and new health concerns about how much time you spend staring at your screens.…
A slew of changes are happening at the University of Akron. A total of 80 degree programs will be phased out due to declining enrollment and the changing college environment. What will this mean for the students and faculty? Dr. John Green, interim president of the University of Akron, joined…
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