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, 31 January 2020 06:49

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This week, how artificial intelligence is helping diagnose cancer, and how to breathe new life into your old, out of date computer, instead of just throwing it away or recycling it.
Thursday, 30 January 2020 08:39

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/30/2020

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:17 - Remember the Cola Wars from back in the day? They’re still around, to a certain extent, but fewer people are drinking pop today than there were decades ago. 8:37 - The Cleveland Browns shook up their front office, parting ways with Eliot Wolf and Alonso Highsmith. It seems…
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 08:23

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/29/2020

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:17 - We’ve been visiting with the local mayors in January, and today we head to eastern Medina County and chat with the mayor of Wadsworth, Robin Laubaugh. The Wadsworth mayor chatted about her town coming out of 2019, as well as the continued development downtown and at Route 94…
Tuesday, 28 January 2020 08:46

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/28/2020

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:17 - Akron mayor Dan Horrigan made his first studio visit with Ray Horner in 2020, and he shared a little bit on what’s on his plate as far as development goes, among other topics. 9:57 - Dr. Thomas File from Summa Health is an expert on infectious diseases, and…
Monday, 27 January 2020 08:42

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/27/2020

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:17 - A sad day on Sunday in basketball, the sports world, and popular culture as recently-retired Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant was one of nine killed in a helicopter accident in Calabasas. Ray Horner played some tributes to the Black Mamba, from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Jerry West, and even…
Friday, 24 January 2020 09:27

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This week, new trends in automotive technology, kids learning to code before they even start school, how ultra-high speed municipal broadband is helping to spur economic development in one local community, and high tech diapers that send a signal to something other than your nose, when they’re full!
This week our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Hope Murphy, a senior basketball player from Mogadore High School.Hope says that these past four years have been great.“I really enjoy it,” she said. “It’s great to be able to have great relationships with people in your classes.”Her…
Thursday, 23 January 2020 08:51

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/23/2020

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:19 - A sad day for all of you nuts out there, as Planters’ long-time mascot Mr. Peanut has apparently died. It’s evident this is a publicity stunt, the way IHOP did to promote their burgers and lunch specials, but we had some fun with it anyway. 2:40 - In…
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 09:34

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/22/2020

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:19 - Derek Jeter and Larry Walker are the newest members of the Baseball Hall of Fame, as Omar Vizquel still has a ways to go, even though he’s on his way up. Ray and Tony both believe Omar is a hall of famer, while they talked about the future…
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 09:55

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/24/2020

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:19 - The highest-grossing and most popular film of the 1990s was Titanic. To start today’s podcast, Ray has a few facts on both the boat and the film. 6:14 - Millennials are opting for “micro weddings,” rather than the grandiose ceremonies we’ve been so accustomed to. Producer Tony is…
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