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, 29 July 2022 05:00

The Soft Scoop 7.29.22

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Listen to this week's Soft Scoop with Lynn Kelly. She'll keep you up to date with concerts and events. Brought to you by Red Wing Shoes.
Wednesday, 27 July 2022 08:27

Increased Stress & Anxiety: When to Seek Help

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Dr. Toni Cooper is a psychologist, author, and public speaker. She joined Jeanne Destro to talk about the extra stress felt by senior citizens as they get older. Dr. Cooper explained what causes the stress, anxiety, depression, etc. and what can be done to prevent or treat these issues. 
Tuesday, 26 July 2022 08:22

Barberton Happenings: An Award & A Lawsuit

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Barberton Mayor Bill Judge talked with Jeanne Destro about Barberton getting the All-America City Award.
Jeanne Destro is in for Ray Horner this week. Historian and former Deputy Mayor, Dave Liebirth, joined Jeanne to talk about civil unrest in Akron, going back to the Wooster Avenue Riots of 1968. 
Cleveland Clinic Akron General Community Leader Spotlight:This month, Ray talked to Morgan Stocker. She is the Food Pantry Coordinator at Clevenad Clinic Akron General. They talked about phase one of the pantry, plans for growth, eligibility, and more. 
Friday, 22 July 2022 07:16

Joe Fortunato's Film School: Goldfinger

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Film Study Professor, Joe Fortunato, joins Ray every Friday for Film School! This week, they talked about the 1964 film, Goldfinger. 
Friday, 22 July 2022 07:10

Paul Keels Talks Big 10, NIL, & More!

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Paul Keels, voice of the Buckeyes, joined Ray. They talked about NIL (Name, Image, and Likeness) and how it's changing the game. They discussed the buckeyes, Big 10, and more! 
 
What would it take to build your own electric vehicle, and how much would it cost? We asked local D-I-Y enthusiast, and former Akron Makerspace Board member, Chris Bennett. You'll also hear from CBS News Auto Industry Correspondent, Jeff Gilbert, about how United Auto Workers Union (UAW) officials are organizing…
Friday, 22 July 2022 06:02

The Soft Scoop 7.22.22

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Listen to this week's Soft Scoop with Lynn Kelly. She'll keep you up to date with concerts and events. Brought to you by Red Wing Shoes.
Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan joined Ray. They talked about making decisions about the curfew, demonstrations and protests, having patience through the process/investigation of Jayland Walker's death, and some things being put in place for future issues and concerns. 
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