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, 12 July 2019 10:42

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This week, new efforts to expand broadband internet access statewide, more privacy concerns about electronic surveillance, and online shopping so easy, even a toddler can do it.
Friday, 12 July 2019 08:43

Ray Horner Podcast - 7/12/2019

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:19 - Ray started Friday off with some fun TV show facts. Did you know Jon Cryer could have been Chandler on Friends? Lisa Kudrow was almost Roz on Frasier? And Gilligan’s first name is Willy? 9:51 - Former Akron Public Schools superintendent Dr. Sylvester Small returned to the area…
Thursday, 11 July 2019 08:36

Ray Horner Podcast - 7/11/2019

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:19 - The late Jim Bouton was a former Yankee pitcher who had fallen on hard times with injuries, so he turned to becoming an author. His 1970 book, Ball Four, caused a stir because he told many tales out of school about his fellow players, and he was essentially…
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 07:36

Ray Horner Podcast - 7/10/2019

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:19 - 1992 (and 1996) presidential candidate Ross Perot passed away Tuesday at the age of 89. Ray, Jeanne, and Tony talked about the legacy of Perot, mainly how his run in ’92 changed the course of politics. 8:29 - A Michigan-based company Beaumont Health has acquired Summa Health System,…
Tuesday, 09 July 2019 07:57

Ray Horner Podcast - 7/9/2019

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:19 - Though the Blue Jays’ Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit more than 90 home runs, the Mets’ Pete Alonso prevailed and won the Home Run Derby. While Tony watched and enjoyed it, he’s still on this diatribe about "juiced-up” baseballs hurting the regular season games. 5:34 - All eyes in…
Monday, 08 July 2019 09:28

Ray Horner Podcast - 7/8/2019

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:19 - It’s been nine years since LeBron James first left the Cleveland Cavaliers in favor of Miami, Florida. A lot has happened since then, from a 2016 championship to yet another exodus, this time to the Lakers, and now LeBron has to compete with some studs on the other…
Friday, 05 July 2019 09:11

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This Week....Hackers, hackers, hackers. More data breaches, and what to do about them. Also, robots coming for your jobs, and Monopoly goes high tech.
Thursday, 04 July 2019 07:34

Ray Horner Podcast - 7/4/2019

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:20 - Guest host Tony Mazur filled in for Ray on July 4th, and he opened the show talking about how Americans lack gratitude when it comes to celebrating a day like this. He brought up the recent demonstrations and attacks in Portland by the group Antifa on journalist Andy…
Wednesday, 03 July 2019 10:23

Ray Horner Podcast - 7/5/2019

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:20 - While it’s not a WGC event anymore, the Firestone South Course will still be abuzz with the Bridgestone Senior Players all next week. Don Padgett, executive director of the tournament, stopped by the studio to talk about the field of golfers, the conditions of the course, and all…
Wednesday, 03 July 2019 08:42

Ray Horner Podcast - 7/3/2019

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:19 - Nike was ready to release a shoe with the original United States flag created by Betsy Ross, but their spokesman and former NFL quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, intervened, saying the flag represents racism and slavery. Ray, Tony, and Jeanne discussed this “controversy,” or lack thereof, and how it could…
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