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.

Due to the pandemic, many people have had to stay home, which means there is the temptation to raid the fridge or the snack cabinet. While some have found ways of dieting and losing weight, others have packed on the pounds, thus causing an increase in their cholesterol levels. Dr.…
Monday, 17 May 2021 13:36

How to Enter Ohio-Vax-A-Million Lottery

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You now register to win Ohio's big new "Vax-A-Million" lottery. Instead of choosing from the State's voter database as originally planned; state officials now say they'll choose winners from vaccinated Ohioans who opt-in by entering on their new website, ohiovaxamillion.com, or by calling 833-4-ASK-O-D-H (833-427-5634). For all the details, listen…
Kenmore High School was around for an entire centrury before closing its doors in 2017. The alma mater of former mayor Don Plusquellic merged with Garfield High School, becoming Kenmore-Garfield High School. But with the opening of the new CLC, the Kenmore name is no more. That has caused a…
Cybersecurity experts have been saying for years that an attack like the one that temporarilly shut down the Colonial Pipeline this week, was inevitable. Yet, a new report shows a majority of global chief information security officers (CISOs) say their organizations are unprepared to face such an attack, despite believing…
Thursday, 13 May 2021 10:40

Bases & Balls with Jim Rosenhaus - 5/14/2021

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Time now for Bases & Balls, a weekly segment with WAKR's Ray Horner and Tribe broadcaster Jim Rosenhaus! Today, Rosey and Ray talk about Amed Rosario's impact both in the field and at the plate, how the team continues to find solid starting pitching draft after draft, and how the…
Even though Akron mayor Dan Horrigan joins the Ray Horner Morning Show each week, especially since the onset of the pandemic, there was a lot of news and topics to cover since his last visit. The mayor of Akron has spoken in the past about the reopening of Ohio, and…
This is National Police Week, and today, May 12th, is an emotional day of service for those lost on duty. And with tensions between the public and the police at a fever pitch, many police officers have lost their lives in the last year. Clay Cozart is the Akron FOP…
With the weather getting nicer, many are getting off of their couches and easy chairs and getting some exercise outside. The benefits of outdoor activities are quite high, but that comes with the risk of overextending oneself, causing potential aches and pains. Dr. Debbie Plate is from Cleveland Clinic Akron…
The Russian cyberattack that shut down a major gas pipeline over the weekend will likely mean pain at the pump for consumers. AAA predicts the national average price for gasoline, which is now at $2.96 a gallon, will go even higher because of the ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline, which…
Monday, 10 May 2021 08:46

Nurses Everywhere Being Honored This Week

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There have been plenty of unsung heroes throughout the COVID-19 pandemic who have either kept the supply chain going in some industries, and others keeping people safe on another end. And since March 2020, nurses have been on the front lines, and they are being honored this week. This week…
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