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.

Tuesday, 25 January 2022 08:40

Dr. McGregor on Omicron in Children

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Covid-19 cases in children are on the rise. Chief Medical Officer at Akron Children's Hospital, Dr. Rob McGregor, talked to Ray about the current case status, vaccines, and more.
Monday, 24 January 2022 09:00

Safeguarding America - 1.22.22

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Ray Horner & Paul Viollis talk about domestic terror on this week's Safeguarding America.
Monday, 24 January 2022 08:04

Dr. Doug Smith on the Effects of Marijuana

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Dr Doug Smith joins Ray to talk about the effects of marijuana. Should it be legalized? Is it addictive? Listen to their conversation here. 
Friday, 21 January 2022 09:54

3 Pointers with Tim Alcorn 1.21.22

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Tim Alcorn joins Ray for 3 Pointers! They talk about bench minutes, Isaac Okoro, Tim's favorite basketball player, and more. 
For our Student Athlete of the Week program, we head to Stow-Munroe Falls High School.  Kristin Chmielewski is a Senior at Stow-Munroe Falls High School and a Captain of the Stow-Munroe Falls Bulldogs for the last two seasons. She will have been a letter winner four years, has elected First…
A new study shows emotions - especially, anger - drive the spread of fake news online, and that you can help stop it by recognizing how you're being manipulated. Listen now as Jeanne Destro to Bowling Green State University Associate Professor, Christy Galletta Horner, about her new study on the…
Thursday, 20 January 2022 11:01

Easy Does It: Stay Heart-Smart While Shoveling Snow

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Don't shovel your way to an achy-breaky heart this winter! Take it easy. That's the word from Summa Health Cardiologist, Dr. Justin Dunn, who talked to Ray Horner today about how heart attacks spike this time of year, because so many people are putting an unusual amount of strain on…
Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan is defending City workers efforts to get streets cleared after 14 to 16 inches of snow fell earlier this week. Although some residents complained about how long it took for smaller, neighborhood streets to get cleared; Horrigan says he thinks his workers did a good job…
Cleveland Clinic-Akron General President, Dr. Brian Harte, was on the air with Ray Horner this morning, talking about how COVID is affecting his employees, and the continued overwhelming crush of  severely ill patients they are trying to help. He also talked about the federal healthcare worker vaccine mandate upheld last…
As we reflect today on Dr. Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement he led in the 1960's; we're spotlighting how race continues to be an issue in the workplace, and what it will take for minority workers to really get ahead. Author and Editor Laura Morgan-Roberts talked to…
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