Almost five years ago, then-Arizona congresswoman Gabby Giffords was shot in the face during a gathering in Tucson. Since then, her recovery has been slow, yet miraculous and promising. Gabby and her husband, Mark Kelly, will be at EJ Thomas Hall tonight to "spread their message of courage and hope."…
With John Kasich busy on a run for Washington D.C., an opening in Columbus, Ohio may be a possibility. Three Republicans may be in the running for governor in 2016, one of which is Green's own Mary Taylor. The Lieutenant Governor joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to address the…
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 19:23

AUDIO Scott Petrak Talking Manziel, Browns

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The Cleveland Browns have had their struggles as of late. One particular Brown has been under fire as of late...again.   Scott Petrak from the Elyria Chronicle Telegram joined the Sam Bourquin Show Tuesday to talk about the latest incident involving Browns backup quarterback Johnny Manziel.   Petrak says his…
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 19:08

AUDIO Embick, UA Ready For Sparty

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The University of Akron men's soccer team is up to their winning ways once again, and they will look to continue on the good path as they prepare to face Michigan State on Wednesday.   Head Coach Jared Embick joined the Sam Bourquin Show to talk about his team heading…
Secretary of State Jon Husted has never shied away from his criticism of Issue 3, which is the bill that, if passed, will legalize marijuana in Ohio. Husted defended his use of calling the issue a monopoly on the Ray Horner Morning Show, and he feels that the entire proposal…
The Akron Public Schools are looking at implementing a new plan to ensure 100% compliance with the OHSAA regulations.   This proactive approach stems from a ruling during the 2014-15 school year when the OHSAA had determined the APS committed infractions as it relates to eligibility. APS Athletic Director Joe…
Friday, 16 October 2015 08:49

UAtoZ - October 10 Segments

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This week's 1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week is senior volleyball player Baylie Huth from Mogadore High School. Baylie says she enjoys playing volleyball with her teammates and playing for coach Calley Lasure. "This year I've seen a lot of improvements, I love my team and we get along…
The 1590 WAKR male Student Athlete of the Week is Brian Schultz. Brian is a Senior at Firestone High School and a member of the Falcons golf team. Golf was a family affair for Brian, as he picked up the sport from his father and grandfather alike. His older brother…
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 17:43

Akron Independent Candidate Bill Melver Lays Out Vision

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The two major party candidates for Akron mayor squared off in a debate this week. There's another candidate who wasn't there - Bill Melver, who is running as an independent in November against Democrat Dan Horrigan and Republican Eddie Sipplen. Melver says he wants to help stem Akron's population loss…
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