Once again, the vacant area that was once home to Rolling Acres Mall is on the selling block. The retail space deteriorated in the 1990s, with the mall closing in 2008. What will the future hold? Mayor Dan Horrigan called into the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss the large…
Thursday, 24 March 2016 20:51

AUDIO Andrea Hangst Talks Griffin Signing

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The Browns have another quarterback on the roster, and Robert Griffin III is his name. After much talk and rumor the last few days, the former Baylor star is in the fold. Andrea Hangst from the Orange and Brown Report and Scout.com spoke with Brad Russell about the move to…
Thursday, 24 March 2016 20:22

AUDIO Griffin Signed, Rookie QB Still Needed

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Former Heisman winner and #2 overall pick in the 2012 draft Robert Griffin III will be a member of the Cleveland Browns after four up-and-down years in the nation's capital with the Redskins. Scott Petrak from the Elyria Chronicle Telegram joined Sam Bourquin Thursday to talk about the move and…
Thursday, 24 March 2016 20:02

AUDIO Griffin Signs With Browns: What's Next?

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After much speculation and chatter, Robert Griffin III is now a Cleveland Brown. The former Heisman Trophy winning quarterback out of Baylor is now in the 216 after four years in Washington, and is looking for a career revival in Cleveland. Steve Doerschuk from the Canton Repository spoke with Sam…
Thursday, 24 March 2016 16:56

UA Responds To Enrollment Numbers

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News reports that the University of Akron had the lowest enrollment totals of any school in the Mid American Conference are prompting reaction from UA officials. The university claims the numbers that were used in the Beacon Journal story, which highlighted an enrollment drop of 3.2 percent over last Spring…
Hal Naragon may not be a household name nationwide, even with baseball die-hards, but he is widely respected in the local community. Naragon joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss his honor of being named to the Walk of Fame in his hometown of Barberton. He was a Magic…
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 17:12

Reaction To Brussels Attacks

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Members of Congress are among those reacting to the Tuesday terrorist attacks in Belgium. "My deepest sympathies go out to the people of Brussels," Congressman Jim Renacci tells WAKR's Jasen Sokol, "who again were the victims of a cowardly act of terror." Renacci says that the terrorist attacks in Brussels…
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 17:10

RNC Security And Akron/Canton Area

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There is talk of protests and potential riots at the Republican National Convention, and local security experts say the area should be prepared - even into the Akron/Canton area. Tim Dimoff's SACS Security is monitoring security concerns for private companies for the RNC. He says what happens in downtown Cleveland…
On Wednesday, the John S. Knight Center will house the 109th Annual Meeting with the Greater Akron Chamber. At that meeting, the twelfth recipient of the H. Peter Burg Award will be honored. That recipient is Anthony "Tony" Alexander, the former Executive Chairman, President, and CEO of FirstEnergy Corp. Tony…
Monday, 21 March 2016 17:51

AUDIO Browns Rebuild, Who Will QB?

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As the Browns continue their full-scale rebuild, there's a lot of stuff to talk about including whether or not the Browns should sign Robert Griffin III or Colin Kaepernick, let Joe Thomas go play for a winner, and just who is going to line up at offensive line in Week…
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