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, 15 April 2020 08:45

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/15/2020 Part 2

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:17 - While many have thrown blame towards President Trump and his administration for a lackluster response to the COVID-19 outbreak at the beginning, Trump has thrown it back on the World Health Organization, even halting funding to the WHO. The morning show panel touched on that subject to kick…
Tuesday, 14 April 2020 08:38

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/14/2020 Part 1

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:17 - With flu and cold season still going on, as well as an allergy season affecting the vulnerable, how do we know what is COVID-19 and what is just the spring sniffles? Dr. Debbie Plate from Cleveland Clinic-Akron General answered some of those questions, which dealt with a high…
Tuesday, 14 April 2020 07:23

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/14/2020 Part 2

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:17 - Would you be willing to get a vaccine or microchip of some sort to let others know you’ve been vaccinated, or does this go against your civil liberties? Topics like this were discussed as the Ray Horner Show began. 7:06 - How soon should the economy reopen, and…
Tuesday, 14 April 2020 07:18

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/13/2020

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:17 - For some, social distancing and quarantines have brought families together, but that is not always the case. In fact, when some families are together too long, they can get short-tempered and even violent. Terri Heckman is the executive director of the Battered Women’s Shelter in Summit County, and…
Friday, 10 April 2020 08:48

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/10/2020 Part 1

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:17 - Ray kicked off Friday’s program rattling off the latest statistics, from deaths to the number infected both nationally and internationally. 7:04 - Dr. Brian Harte is the president of Cleveland Clinic-Akron General, and he joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss how his hospital has adjusted during…
Friday, 10 April 2020 08:45

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/10/2020 Part 2

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:17 - While things such as gas prices and air travel are low, there are threats out there during the pandemic of price-gouging. US Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, Justin Herdman, urged the populace to report price-gouging, especially when it comes to hoarding medical supplies and selling them…
Friday, 10 April 2020 06:25

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-4-10-20 Featured

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This week, automakers re-tooling to fight the pandemic, networking for business from home, 5G towers going up in flames, and AI-powered smart shoes.
Thursday, 09 April 2020 08:43

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/9/2020

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:17 - Bored at home during this time of lockdown? Feeling like you’re going stir crazy? Are you someone with existing mental health issues and this time stuck at home is triggering you? Dr. Toni Bisconti from the University of Akron has some tips. 12:22 - Senator Sherrod Brown talked…
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 08:53

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/8/2020 Part 1

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:17 - Ray Horner kicks off Wednesday’s show with the latest statistics on the fight against COVID-19. 4:24 - Dr. Thomas File from Summa Health is an expert on infectious diseases, and with the spread of the Coronavirus, he sure has his work cut out for him. 10:39 - While…
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 08:51

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/8/2020 Part 2

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:17 - Each week, Ray Horner invites the mayor of Akron, Dan Horrigan, to the show to update the listeners on the city’s fight against COVID-19, which includes social distancing. 7:48 - Outside of those afflicted with the virus, the hardest hit out there are the small and local businesses,…
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