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, 22 July 2019 11:11

Ray Horner Podcast - 7/22/2019

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:19 - The rumors have been circulating for a year or so, and as of 6 AM Monday morning, it became official: Amazon will open a fulfillment center at the site of the old Rolling Acres Mall. Guest-host Tony Mazur talked about this story as it broke, reading the press…
Friday, 19 July 2019 09:34

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This week, we're talking about food and the technology that takes it from the farm, to your table. We'll also talk about how technology that can tell us the best time to drink coffee, and high tech umpires in professional baseball.
Friday, 19 July 2019 09:25

Ray Horner Podcast - 7/19/2019

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:19 - The Indians swept the Tigers and they are set to take on the Kansas City Royals. It’s pretty obvious the Indians have had a favorable schedule of late, but are there too many division games per season? What can be done? 3:42 - This weekend is the All-American…
Thursday, 18 July 2019 08:31

Ray Horner Podcast - 7/18/2019

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:19 - Temperatures are heading up into the high 90’s this weekend, so be careful out there. Akron mayor Dan Horrigan called into the program to inform the listeners where to go to beat the heat in the city with cooling centers. The mayor also touched on the economic impact…
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 08:36

Ray Horner Podcast - 7/17/2019

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:19 - The war of words continues between President Trump and the freshman congresswomen, in that they many voted to condemn his weekend comments from Twitter. Dr. David Beer, professor of political science at Malone University, spoke about Trump’s tweets and if they will have any impact in the polls.…
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 09:57

Ray Horner Podcast - 7/16/2019

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:19 - The Iula name is synonymous with the Soap Box Derby. Jeff Iula is an at-large councilman in Cuyahoga Falls, and he’s also a historian of the derby, and he shared some classic stories from his youth. 7:36 - President Trump found a way to unite the Democrat Party…
Monday, 15 July 2019 09:07

Ray Horner Podcast - 7/15/2019

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:19 - Retief Goosen took home the trophy at the Bridgestone Senior Players championship at Firestone Country Club. Both Ray and Tony checked out the tournament, which, admittedly, didn’t draw the massive crowds the old WGC events did. 4:15 - It’s officially the middle of July, and we’re seeing high…
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…
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