Each week, WAKR's Ray Horner profiles a local business.  Robin Barber, the founder of The Baby Fairy Shoppe, joined Ray to talk about how she came up with the idea and how it works. 

Monday, 24 June 2024 07:14

Presidential Debate Preview

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Dr. David Cohen, Professor of Political Science at the University of Akron, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. The Presidential Debate is this week. They discussed the candidates, what to expect, and more.

Friday, 21 June 2024 10:59

Don't Get Tricked! How To Avoid Bank Scams Featured

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Imagine getting a call late at night from someone telling you your child had been kidnapped, and will be killed unless you give up all your banking information. Would you do it? 

Or, what if your "bank" fraud services department calls to let you know there's been some suspcious activity on your account, and they just need you to confirm a few facts before they can let you in on all the details. Of course, you figure because they say they're from your bank, and they sound like they're from your bank, and they have all kinds of private information only your bank would know, then; it stands to reason they're legit. Right?


Oh, so very, very, very wrong.

Find out how and why. Listen to our conversation with David Kennedy, who is the CEO of Cybersecurity Consulting Firm, TrustedSec.

They provide cybersecurity services to companies worldwide, and they are headquartered in Fairlawn, Ohio.



David Kennedy, Founder & CEO, TrustedSec

Two more Juneteenth celebrations are on tap this weekend in downtown Akron.

Friday evenng, June 21, from 6:00-8:00 PM, there will be an adult "Mix & Mingle" at the Civic Theater's Knight Stage. Click here to find out how to purchase tickets.

Then, on Saturday, June 22, there will be a free event on Cascade Plaza, from 3:00-7:00PM. 

Some of Saturday's highlights include a Vendor Fair Showcase, with music by DJ 8-Bit and Emcee Floco Torres. Plus, Line Dancing from 4:30 - 5:30 pm with JustUs Line Dance Crew.

Both events are sponsored by the Downtown Akron Partnership.

Click here for a link to more event information on their website.

Friday, 21 June 2024 08:28

Film School: Midnight Cowboy

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Film Study Professor Joe Fortunato joins the Ray Horner Morning Show every Friday to discuss classic films. This week they covered Midnight Cowboy, a Rated R Western Thriller from 1969. 

Friday, 21 June 2024 07:48

Golf Tips: Hill Shots

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Golf Pro, Dan Dauk, joins Ray every Friday with tips and info for golfers. Today they covered taking shots on a hill, up or down.

Friday, 21 June 2024 07:10

Course Review: Rawiga Golf Club

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Golf Pro, Dan Dauk, joins Ray every Friday to talk about local golf courses. This week they covered Rawiga Golf Club.

Friday, 21 June 2024 08:40

Bases & Balls 6.21.24

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Guardians Broadcaster, Jim Rosenhaus, joins the Ray Horner Morning Show every Friday to talk baseball in 'Bases & Balls! They talked about Daniel Schneemann, Bo Naylor, the bullpen, and more.

Senator Sherrod Brown joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. They talked about the Cleveland Guardians, Social Security Fairness Act, Retreaded Truck Tire Jobs, Supply Chain Security and Sustainability Act, and more. 


Every month, Ray talks with a Cleveland Clinic Akron General about what they're doing to help throughout the community, medical issues, and more. Dr. Daria Krivosheya is a Neurologist with Cleveland Clinic Akron General. She joined Ray to discuss brain tumors; detection, treatment, and more. 

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