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, 20 July 2018 09:24

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-7-20-18 Featured

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This week, high tech tires that can tell you when they need air, how the technology that’s supposed to make your home more safe and comfortable is being weaponized for domestic violence, how and why your supposedly private emails really aren’t private at all, and how one day, we may…
Three teenagers were gunned down in the 400 block of Noah Avenue over the weekend. Due to the rash of gun violence in the city of late, the mayor and chief of police addressed the bloodshed in the area on Monday afternoon. Dan Horrigan, the mayor of Akron, called into…
The city of Akron has seen its share of ups lately, but one constant has been going downhill: the All-American Soap Box Derby, of course. Mark Gerberich is in his second full year as president of the Soap Box Derby, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to go over the…
Summer is halfway over, and while students have just over a month to soak up the sun, educators and administrators are gearing up for a new school year come August. One of the biggest topics in education of late has not been about the curriculum, but student safety. Randi Weingarten,…
Automobile manufacturers have vacated the Rust Belt for decades in favor of greener or overseas pastures. Many communities have seen the plant shut down and families out of work, and the towns have yet to recover. However, Twinsburg is a success story on how to revitalize a town after a…
Saturday, 14 July 2018 15:53

MOVIE REVIEWS - In Theaters Now

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Mission Impossible: Fallout   For some reason we just don't get tired of this Tom Cruise series based on the old TV show of the same name. And this is pretty good. Ethan Hunt (Cruise) and his team at the IMF are this time trying to save the world from…
Friday, 13 July 2018 09:58

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-7-13-18 Featured

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  This week, we're visiting Akron's "Makerspace", where tinkerers, inventors, and entrepreneurs can use both new and old technology to create, explore, and innovate. We'll also learn about a new invention to make the electrical grid "smarter", how we may one day use the whole surface our homes to generate…
Friday, 29 June 2018 12:28

This Week In Tech with Jeanne Destro-6-29-18 Featured

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This week, a major Supreme Court decision about cell phones and privacy, NSA surveillance, controversy facial recognition technology, and gaming addiction as an actual mental illness.   
Tuesday, 26 June 2018 08:50

AUDIO: Farhad Sethna on Immigration Policies

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A controversial topic throughout President Trump's campaign, and especially recently, has been immigration and what to do in the near and distant future. Immigration attorney from the International Institute, Farhad Sethna, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss the recent events. Locally, Sethna says most of the immigrants that…
Friday, 22 June 2018 09:17

This Week In Tech with Jeanne Destro-6-22-18 Featured

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UPDATE: A brand new Supreme Court ruling has just reversed much of the case law we discussed in this show. We'll have a follow up, with a whole new look at the issue in light of it, next week. This week, we're focusing on privacy, including news about an upcoming…
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