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, 13 March 2020 07:53

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This week, how governments around the world—and here in Ohio—are using facial recognition technology, and all the complicated issues that arise from that, including privacy, civil liberties, and the possibility of being falsely accused and prosecuted for crimes you never committed.
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 11:26

Renters, Evictions, and New Court Rules

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Good news and bad news this week for renters in Akron, which has the highest rate of evictions in Ohio. The good news is that Akron Municipal Court adopted some new rules that help protect renters from being unfairly evicted, but the bad news, is that judges did not a…
WAKR Morning Show Host, Ray Horner, talks to Democratic US Congressman Tim Ryan about the Coronavirus pandemic effect on our economy, over-reliance on China to supply vital components for US goods, and what he thinks about Joe Biden's big wins so far in the Democratic Presidential primaries.
Friday, 06 March 2020 09:15

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The State of Ohio is using Artificial Intelligence to help eliminate some regulations. But is it a good idea? We’ll find out, with Ohio Lt. Governor, Jon Husted, CBS Technology Consultant, Larry Magid, and Artificial Intelligence expert, Professor Vanja Djuric, from the University of Akron.
Friday, 06 March 2020 09:16

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/6/2020

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:17 - And it’s down to two in the Democratic race, as Elizabeth Warren has bowed out. Guest-host Tony Mazur talked about the Elizabeth Warren campaign and the divide between her supporters in the party and the rest of America. 4:48 - Our movie guy Scott Wynn stopped by to…
Thursday, 05 March 2020 08:31

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/5/2020

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:17 - Following Super Tuesday, Mike Bloomberg released a statement saying they will reassess their campaign. The next day, the campaign came to an end. The morning show panel talked about the impact, or lack thereof, that the former New York City mayor may have had during the race. 4:46…
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 08:14

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/4/2020

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:17 - Joe Biden cleaned up at the Super Tuesday primaries, Bernie Sanders hit his demographics, and Mike Bloomberg and Elizabeth Warren performed poorly. The morning show began the program recapping Super Tuesday, and if this “Joe”-mentum will continue, or if there will be a contested DNC this summer. 10:13…
Tuesday, 03 March 2020 08:29

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/3/2020

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:17 - Super Tuesday is upon us, and 14 states will be holding their primaries today. With Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar dropping out of the race since Sunday and throwing their support behind Joe Biden, what will this mean for the Democrat Party? Dr. John Green from the Bliss…
Monday, 02 March 2020 08:38

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/2/2020

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:17 - Joe Biden took home the win from the South Carolina primary, though the momentum continues with Bernie Sanders. And with the recent news of Pete Buttigieg dropping, what’s to come for Super Tuesday? Dr. David Beer from Malone University gave a preview. 9:37 - The panic has set…
Friday, 28 February 2020 08:55

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This week, we're sorting out the connection between social media and loneliness with a report from CBS News, and an interview with Akron area Psychologist and Author, Dr. Toni Cooper.
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