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, 28 June 2019 09:17

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  This week, cryptocurrency in the spotlight—what it is, who uses it, and why Facebook plans to introduce their own version of it.    Also, budget smartphones, a MacBook Pro recall, scarily accurate “deep fake” videos that could threaten our democracy, and how robocalls can be bad for your health. …
Friday, 28 June 2019 08:53

Ray Horner Podcast - 6/28/2019

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:17 - The average cost of a wedding in 2019 is now $34,000. Tony is getting married next year, and he knows for sure it won’t cost that much. 4:55 - A brawl in Colorado between parents during a little league game continues to make news, as the participants are…
Thursday, 27 June 2019 08:39

Ray Horner Podcast - 6/27/2019

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:17 - WAKR’s Kris Drew is a black male, and while he played baseball growing up, most of his friends did not due to it being a pricy sport. Is youth baseball going the way of hockey as far as expenses go, and what will it take for urban areas…
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 08:26

Ray Horner Podcast - 6/26/2019

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:17 - The topic of student loan forgiveness has been at the forefront this week, mainly due to proposals from Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. How viable is this option? Capital Financial’s Richard Peterson is not so keen on this idea. 10:02 - Ray was in attendance…
Tuesday, 25 June 2019 08:34

Ray Horner Podcast - 6/25/2019

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:17 - Ten years ago today, the world lost one of the greatest entertainers in modern history in Michael Jackson. Ray admits, however, that he sees MJ in a different light now that several accusations of improper behavior with children have gone public. The panel talked about Michael and the…
Monday, 24 June 2019 09:06

Ray Horner Podcast - 6/24/2019

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:17 - Movie theaters were abuzz over the weekend with Toy Story 4 opening, but are movie goers tiring of franchises (i.e., Marvel, Star Wars, etc.)? And what will be the future of movie theaters going forward? 9:16 - Dr. David Beer is a professor of political science at Malone…
Friday, 21 June 2019 09:55

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This week, it’s all about cars—including news about a new GM college scholarship program, price reductions on electric cars, a new name for hybrids, and even flying taxis!
**Please note: This program is also available as a podcast on Apple and Android devices. You can also find it…
Friday, 21 June 2019 08:42

Ray Horner Podcast - 6/21/2019

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:17 - As of this interview, the sun is out and the flood waters in Barberton are beginning to retreat, but there is still a lot of work to do. Mayor Bill Judge provided an update on his city and how the community can help out. 7:01 - Darius Garland…
Thursday, 20 June 2019 08:42

Ray Horner Podcast - 6/20/2019

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:17 - US Senator Sherrod Brown called into the program on another rainy Thursday to talk about how the government will help towns like Barberton with flooding, as well as what the country will do about Iran. 10:38 - Our resident NBA guru, Kris Drew, stopped by the studio to…
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 10:29

Ray Horner Podcast - 6/19/2019

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:17 - The Indians are in the thick of a wild card race now, territory they haven’t treaded in in some years. Tribe GM Mike Chernoff joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss the state of the team, the upcoming trade deadline, and the new style of baseball. 7:15…
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