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, 18 January 2019 09:22

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This week, we're focusing on cryptocurrency. What is it, who uses it, and how it is going to affect us in the future. ***Please note: This show is now available as a podcast on Apple and Android devices. To find out how, follow these links: Apple, or Android
This week our 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is Billie Johnson, a junior basketball player from East.   He says that working with his teammates and coaches is something he enjoys and pushes him to be better day in and day out.   “Sometimes it's hard because…
Thursday, 17 January 2019 09:39

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/17/2019

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:17 - Later in the podcast here, Senator Sherrod Brown joined the show. How much appeal does Sherrod have nationwide and especially with Millennials? Is America finally ready to elect a female president like Kamala Harris? The future of both the Democrats and Republicans may be quite interesting. 12:24 -…
Wednesday, 16 January 2019 09:44

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/16/2019

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:17 - The topic of Netflix was brought up on yesterday’s podcast, and since then, it was announced they’re increasing their prices a couple of bucks. Will this help their revenue stream and continue with these critically-acclaimed original series? And what about those who have basic cable? What will that…
Tuesday, 15 January 2019 13:34

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/15/2019

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:17 - Ohio has a new governor, though he’s a familiar face, in Mike DeWine. Dr. David Beer, professor of political science at Malone University, called into talk about November’s gubernatorial race, and looks ahead to the next four years in Columbus. 6:04 - Proper nutrition is a must if…
Monday, 14 January 2019 14:15

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/14/2019

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:17 - Each month, Dr. Tim Brown from Cleveland Clinic-Akron General stops by to answer a gaggle of medical questions. This visit, Dr. Brown discusses sleep drugs, from melatonin to harder drugs like Ambien. 8:02 - We stay in the medical world, however, this has to do with animals. Dr.…
Friday, 11 January 2019 09:21

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This week, fighting crime with technology—both on the streets of the inner city, and in cyberspace. We’ll also take a look at why Apple sales are dropping worldwide, a robot with the magic touch, and a guy that gets paid thousands of dollars a month, to live his life—live—on social…
Friday, 11 January 2019 09:00

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/11/2019

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:17 - Today’s Bride will be at the John S. Knight Center in Akron this weekend for a bridal show. Producer Tony is in the early stages of planning a wedding, and while he and his fiancee Leah are still looking for venues, it certainly won’t be a destination wedding.…
Thursday, 10 January 2019 15:02

1590 WAKR Student Athletes of the Week

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This week our 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is junior basketball player Lukas Swartz of Mogadore High School.  Lukas says the love of basketball came from his family growing up.   “My dad and my uncle played in college and I always grew up with a ball…
Thursday, 10 January 2019 09:30

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/10/2019

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:17 - With this being the first full work week of the new year, some may have issues getting back into the rhythm of sleep. Is the goal eight hours a night? And can one make up sleep with naps? Those questions were answered by Valerie Linzey, a certified nurse…
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