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.

Wednesday, 01 May 2019 08:47

Ray Horner Podcast - 5/1/2019

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:17 - We’ve been talking about it on the show a lot recently, but the rise of measles has drastically increased of late. Dr. Tim Brown from Cleveland Clinic-Akron General touched on it last week, and he updated our listeners today about vaccines and booster shots for those born in…
Tuesday, 30 April 2019 08:28

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/30/2019

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:17 - We’re up to over 700 cases of measles across 22 states. Due to “anti-vaxxers,” a disease that was thought to be eradicated by 2000 is back with a vengeance. The morning show panel talked about this outbreak, which continues to make news. 7:45 - Spring has indeed sprung,…
Monday, 29 April 2019 10:32

Akron Bar Association Kicks of Law Week 2019

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April 29th kicks off Law Week with the Akron Bar Association. Their theme for the week is “Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society.” Members of the Akron Bar stopped by the WAKR studios and talked to Ray Horner about their expertise. J. Dean Carro, attorney and president of the Akron…
Monday, 29 April 2019 10:18

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/29/2019

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:17 - Monday’s show began with Dean Carro, the president of the Akron Bar Association, as today kicks of Law Week. Carro stopped by the studio to talk about their theme this week, which is about Free Speech, Free Press, and Free Society. 8:37 - It was the weekend of…
Friday, 26 April 2019 09:27

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-4-26-19 Featured

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This week, we’re celebrating 420 Day a week late, but still rolling a weed-infused theme with stories about medical marijuana, CBD products, and a new high-tech testing device being developed here in Akron that police can use to see if drivers are under the influence of marijuana. (**Please note: This…
Friday, 26 April 2019 08:46

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/26/2019

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:17 - The great Carol Burnett turns 86 today, and it got everything thinking about classic (and not-so-classic) variety shows from yesteryear. 3:58 - Our movie guy Scott Wynn stopped by to talk about the only film anyone cares about this week: Avengers: Endgame. 5:55 - There is a lot…
Thursday, 25 April 2019 09:45

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/25/2019

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:17 - Could the way we stream TV shows be changed for good, once the original networks take back their programs for their own services. The panel talked about the near and distant future of steaming networks such as Netflix and Amazon Prime. 7:55 - Speaking of television, Norman Lear…
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 10:43

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/24/2019

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:17 - The Joe Biden phenomenon, or lack thereof, seems to have died down, even though if he ran for president, he’d be the frontrunner as of April 2019. The panel talked about how Biden’s allure may have faded, either due to his touchy-feely displays of affection or him being…
Tuesday, 23 April 2019 08:50

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/23/2019

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:17 - This is the final week as president of Acme Fresh Markets for Jim Trout, as he heads to a soft retirement (he’ll still be involved in the company as vice president of special projects). He joined Ray in studio to talk about his career, where he went from…
Monday, 22 April 2019 09:37

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/22/2019

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:17 - In Polish traditions, the day after Easter is known as Dyngus Day. And while it’s a relatively new holiday in America, it dates back hundreds of years in Poland. Tony is Polish and all about Dyngus Day, which is typically celebrated in certain Cleveland area neighborhoods. 5:17 -…
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