Thursday, 21 January 2016 09:53

AUDIO: Petroleum Expert Explains Low Gas Prices

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Drivers across the country have been blown away by the extremely low gas prices of late, especially in Michigan. Patrick DeHaan from GasBuddy.com joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss this phenomenon. Ultimately, DeHaan says the low prices are due to supply and demand, and during the winter months,…
Monday, 18 January 2016 09:59

AUDIO: Eddie Sipplen on MLK Day

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On this day in 1993, Martin Luther King Jr. Day was observed for the first time in all fifty states. Today, we celebrate the life of Dr. King and his message of equality and acceptance. Last week, Eddie Sipplen was tapped to be a part of the MLK commission in…
Once again, the topic of "dead malls" is at the forefront. More than a decade ago, it was Rolling Acres. This time around, Chapel Hill may be reaching dead mall status. Dan Horrigan, the new mayor of Akron, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss the future of Chapel…
Tuesday, 12 January 2016 09:58

AUDIO: Mike Hargrove On Analytics, TribeFest

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January is well underway, as is the snow and other wintertime headaches. But TribeFest is right around the corner, which means baseball will be back at some point, too. Mike Hargrove, the famed managed of the 1990s Indians, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss his thoughts on analytics,…
Tuesday, 12 January 2016 07:09

AUDIO: Coach Boarman Steps Down At STVM

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It's been a thrilling 26 years, but Dan Boarman has decided to hang it up. Coach Boarman joined the Ray Horner Morning Show the day after his announcement to step down as head coach of the St. Vincent-St. Mary Fighting Irish. Boarman, who had a record of 206-96 during his…
Each month, Congressman Jim Renacci joins the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss a variety of topics, both statewide and nationwide. This time, the focus was on President Obama's recent executive order on gun control. Renacci believes the order on gun sales was a “disappointment” and an attack on the…
The city of Green is one of the few communities in the area where the mayors have term limits, and a new administration is in place for 2016. Gerard Neugebauer, the new mayor, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to gloss over what is on his plate for 2016. Specifically,…
Monday, 04 January 2016 08:26

AUDIO: Mayor Horrigan Talks Sewers, City Services

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Before his first day on the job as mayor of Akron, Dan Horrigan stopped by the WAKR studios to discuss a slew of topics. Among those topics, Horrigan spoke to Ray Horner about the sewer system and the corresponding water rates. The new mayor also discussed other city services (including…
Tuesday, 29 December 2015 09:23

AUDIO: Jeff Fusco Recaps His Tenure As Mayor

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It’s been a whirlwind year in Akron politics, from near-fisticuffs in the council chambers to three mayors keeping the chair warm. Jeff Fusco was thrown into the mix following the sudden resignation of Garry Moneypenny, and has had to hold down the fort since late May. Fusco joined the Ray…
Monday, 28 December 2015 09:17

AUDIO: Rock Mill Climbs Into 2016

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The Akron area has plenty of gorgeous peaks to climb, but some may not be safe for the average person to scale. That's where Rock Mill Climbing comes in. Starting in early 2016, a state-of-the-art facility will be open for rock climbing enthusiasts or those curious to try it over…
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