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.

Thursday, 03 October 2019 08:45

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/3/2019

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:19 - Akron mayor Dan Horrigan is up for reelection in about a month, and he will be challenged by Josh Sines (who will be joining the program next Wednesday). He stopped by the studio to talk about anything from Summa, the opioid crisis in Summit County, snow plows, and…
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 08:38

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/2/2019

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:19 - In the year and half since the Parkland shooting, Florida has adopted the Guardian Program in schools, where teachers, coaches, and administrators have the ability to carry guns, as long as they’ve passed background checks and other protocol. Is this a good idea? Is this the first step…
Tuesday, 01 October 2019 08:23

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/1/2019

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:19 - Ray Horner got to speak with former CIA deputy and Cuyahoga Falls native Michael Morell on this whistleblower saga. Morell discussed the security of the whistleblower, what’s to come as the impeachment inquiry is happening, and the Ukraine’s role in all of this. 9:34 - There will be…
Monday, 30 September 2019 09:34

Ray Horner Podcast - 9/30/2019

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:19 - In an afternoon that shocked the football world, the Cleveland Browns took care of the Baltimore Ravens, 40-25, on Sunday. Ray and Tony recapped this game, which they said was well coached by Freddie Kitchens and defensive coordinator Steve Wilks, and they praised the performances of Baker Mayfield,…
Friday, 27 September 2019 10:36

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This week: Online threats including one that sent a police SWAT team to a local family’s house in the middle of the night, and a woman who got cheated out of three quarters of a million dollars by a trio of fake online Romeos.    Also: A new partnership between…
Friday, 27 September 2019 10:02

Ray Horner Podcast - 9/27/2019

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:19 - Fall is underway, and what a better way to enjoy the foliage than to view it from the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad. Bobby Dinkins is the vice president of the railroad, and he talked about everything from the fall trips, the Polar Express, and our upcoming WAKR Day…
This week our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Karly Devaney, a senior golfer from Springfield High School.  She says that she got into golf from her father and grandfather and that she enjoys working with her coaches and teammates.   “You definitely get very close to…
Thursday, 26 September 2019 10:07

Ray Horner Podcast - 9/26/2019

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:19 - Guest-host Tony Mazur filled in for Ray today, who is on assignment (college visit with his son), and he was joined by Akron radio nomad Jim Albright. Jim, a Garfield grad, talked about his career and how he’s seen Akron transform over the decades. 7:22 - 24-year-old Carson…
Wednesday, 25 September 2019 08:36

Ray Horner Podcast - 9/25/2019

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:19 - House speaker Nancy Pelosi announced an inquiry on impeachment of President Donald Trump over the Ukraine whistleblower case. Dr. David Beer, professor of political science at Malone University, touched on what’s to come for the House, the Senate, Trump, Rudy Giuliani, and the Bidens. 9:58 - It’s that…
Tuesday, 24 September 2019 08:20

Ray Horner Podcast - 9/24/2019

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:19 - Tuesday is Voter Registration Day, and Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose joined the program to encourage folks to sign up today. He also talked to Ray about the increased voting booth security ahead of this and next year’s elections. 6:46 - After the passing of TV broadcaster…
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