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.

Monday, 15 April 2019 10:23

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/15/2019

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:17 - Tiger Woods took home his fifth green jacket from The Masters and his fifteenth major overall, three behind Jack Nicklas. Ray talked to our morning show golf pro Dan Dauk about Eldrick, who won his first major in nearly eleven years. 10:14 - Downtown Akron may be torn…
Friday, 12 April 2019 09:48

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-4-12-19 Featured

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Everybody knows you should be running some kind of anti-virus security software on your computers. But, what you might not know, is that's not the only--or even the best--way to keep hackers, criminals, and spies out of your network. So, this week, we're focused on cybersecurity in general, and in…
Friday, 12 April 2019 08:40

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/12/2019

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:17 - Trying to traverse through downtown Akron? Good luck and have fun. Main Street is shut down from Route 59 past Canal Park, and parts of Market, State, Exchange, and Bowery are a mess. 10:42 - Some bad news for the Cleveland Indians and pitcher Mike Clevinger. A possibility…
Thursday, 11 April 2019 08:52

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/11/2019

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:17 - Former Akron mayor Don Plusquellic called into the show today to make a major announcement. He mentioned several weeks back that he was considering a run for mayor as an independent. His decision is…..not to run. “The Don” mentions his thought process, he stuck up for Mayor Dan…
This week our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Jenna Stout, a senior softball player from Stow-Munroe Falls High School.   She says she got into softball early on in her life and stuck with it ever since.   “Softball’s always been my thing,” she said. “Ever since…
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 09:43

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/10/2019

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:17 - Donald Trump broke the mold when it came to a non-traditional candidate becoming president, but will that be commonplace or just an anomaly? Which other non-political candidates can make a splash? The panel discussed. 10:23 - Capital Financial’s Richard Peterson called into the show to give a breakdown…
Tuesday, 09 April 2019 09:52

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/9/2019

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:17 - What are Millennials spending their money on? For many, it’s a rent payment instead of a mortgage. Ray pulls up some Millennial stats and defers to the Millennials in the room in Tony and Steffany. 20:12 - For the final time this fiscal year, BDO’s Doug Klein stopped…
Monday, 08 April 2019 10:00

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/8/2019

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:17 - Ray Horner is back from his vacation, and a topic that’s near and dear to the show hosts’ hearts is the future of malls, specifically Chapel Hill Mall in the Akron/Tallmadge/Cuyahoga Falls area. The lights are on today, but what will the future look like? 12:29 - Akron…
Friday, 05 April 2019 09:54

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/5/2019

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In the ever-growing race for the Democratic nomination for president in 2020, congressman Tim Ryan from Ohio has announced his bid. Fill-in host Tony Mazur and Jeanne Destro talked about the possibility of a Rust Belt candidate getting the nod in a very split field of Democrats. April 5th is…
Thursday, 04 April 2019 21:20

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-4-5-19 Featured

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Wind power is making headlines this week, from the White House, to a small rural community Ohio where they're providing power for General Motors and Microsoft. Google is also getting in on the act, with new technology that can actually predict when the wind will blow. **Please note: You can…
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