Friday, 21 June 2019 09:55

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This week, it’s all about cars—including news about a new GM college scholarship program, price reductions on electric cars, a new name for hybrids, and even flying taxis!

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Friday, 21 June 2019 08:42

Ray Horner Podcast - 6/21/2019

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:17 - As of this interview, the sun is out and the flood waters in Barberton are beginning to retreat, but there is still a lot of work to do. Mayor Bill Judge provided an update on his city and how the community can help out.

7:01 - Darius Garland and Dyland Windler are your newest Cleveland Cavaliers. WAKR’s Kris Drew broke down last night’s NBA Draft, which saw Zion Williamson go first overall to the New Orleans Pelicans.

12:37 - Tony was a bit annoyed with a report out of baseball yesterday. The report, which would split the season for the Tampa Bay Rays in that they’ll play half their home games in St. Petersburg and the other half in Montreal.

20:25 - Another big weekend at the movies this weekend with Toy Story 4 looking to be the big blockbuster. Our movie guy Scott Wynn gave us a preview.

23:16 - And finally, our golf pro Dan Dauk shared some tips on hacking through the links with all this wet weather we’ve had.

Thursday, 20 June 2019 08:42

Ray Horner Podcast - 6/20/2019

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:17 - US Senator Sherrod Brown called into the program on another rainy Thursday to talk about how the government will help towns like Barberton with flooding, as well as what the country will do about Iran.

10:38 - Our resident NBA guru, Kris Drew, stopped by the studio to preview tonight’s draft and who the Cavaliers may be interested in.

22:31 - Jeanne Poremski is at a master gardener conference, but she still had a few minutes to join us on the phone. Jeanne brought up what is going on at that conference, and informed the listeners on what to do with their plants through all the rain.

Wednesday, 19 June 2019 10:29

Ray Horner Podcast - 6/19/2019

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:17 - The Indians are in the thick of a wild card race now, territory they haven’t treaded in in some years. Tribe GM Mike Chernoff joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss the state of the team, the upcoming trade deadline, and the new style of baseball.

7:15 - The NBA Draft is Thursday night, and the Cavaliers are picking fifth. Will they stand pat or wheel and deal with other teams in a trade? The voice of the Cavs, John Michael, previewed the draft on the three-year anniversary of the 2016 championship.

15:35 - It was a sports-heavy show, so to break things up, Ray and Tony talked about the Three Stooges (Moe Howard was born this day in 1897).

22:19 - And finally, onto the Browns and their offseason. Ray and Tony discussed the leadership of Baker Mayfield and what John Dorsey has done to change the culture.

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 08:20

Ray Horner Podcast - 6/18/2019

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:17 - There is still plenty of rain in the forecast this week, and the hardest hit as of Tuesday morning has been the Barberton area, which collects water like a fishbowl. Barberton mayor Bill Judge rejoined to the show to provide an update on his town, from the flooding on Barber Road to the residential streets.

7:00 - WAKR’s Kris Drew has returned to not just the studios, but the United States after some mission work in Haiti. He talked to Ray about what he saw in the country and how he was able to help.

12:24 - Just a few weeks away from the MLB All-Star Game, and those around Progressive Field have been busy preparing. Tribe VP Bob DiBiasio joined the program to talk about a setback with Bradley Zimmer, the upcoming trade deadline, and the Midsummer Classic.

20:26 - Tony watched Francisco Lindor’s home run travel 406 feet, which off the bat looked like a double in the gap. Tony and Ray touched on the alarming home run rates in baseball, where a player such as Hunter Renfroe could hit 50 home runs this season.

Monday, 17 June 2019 10:37

Ray Horner Podcast - 6/17/2019

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:17 - The big story this Monday morning was the massive amounts of flooding in southwestern Summit County. Copley roads got hit hard, and Barberton was under a flood watch on Sunday. Mayor Bill Judge talked about Barberton’s preventative measures and what roads are closed.

4:52 - Barber Road is one of the streets closed due to high water. Norton mayor Mike Zita provided some insight.

8:12 - Switching gears here to another hot topic on folks’ minds: CBD. Cleveland Clinic-Akron General’s Dr. Tim Brown joined the show to talk about the fact and fiction revolving around CBD, THC, hemp, and marijuana.

15:01 - A big trade in the NBA occurred with the Pelicans’ Anthony Davis heading west to join LeBron James with the Lakers. Ray and Tony touched on that move and why the Lakers, Knicks, and Bulls have not been sexy destinations for players this last decade.

20:57 - All-American Soap Box Derby president Mark Gerberich came on late in the show to discuss the three newest members of the derby hall of fame.

 Saturday, June 15, is Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

We talked to Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost about how to detect it, and what we can do about it.


Friday, 14 June 2019 11:35

Akron Police Looking for Murder Suspect

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Akron Police have named a suspect in the deadly shooting along Silvercrest Avenue Thursday evening, just before 8 o'clock.

According to the report, police say a woman was shot in the head while sitting in the front seat of a car in the 1000 block of Silvercrest. That witness told detectives that the victim and another woman who was driving were there to meet a man, who has been identified as 42-year-old Coley Richardson of Silvercrest Avenue (pictured). 

The witness says Richardson got into the back seat of the car and then shot the victim in the head, after which he ran from the scene. 

Richardson hasn't been caught yet. Akron Police say he's armed and dangerous.

The victim has not been identified yet, pending an autopsy and notification to the family, according to the Medical Examiner. 

Anyone with information about Coley Richardson’s whereabouts is encouraged to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490; or 330-375- 2Tip, or the Summit County Crimestoppers Inc. at 330-434-COPS. You can also text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637 (Crimes). Callers can remain anonymous.

Friday, 14 June 2019 10:12

Ray Horner Podcast - 6/14/2019

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:17 - The Indians are 11 games back in the AL Central, and according to Fox Spots’ Jon Morosi, unless they feel they can catch the surging Minnesota Twins, they may sell before the trade deadline. Fill-in host Tony Mazur rants on the Indians’ organization and their quick rush to blame the low attendance for why the team can’t bring in a proven cleanup hitter.

11:16 - Our movie guy Scott Wynn stops by to talk about new Shaft and Men In Black films, and why Dark Phoenix did not do well at the box office.

15:01 - A couple of local comedians are being featured in a Comedy Central show called Hart of the City with Kevin Hart. Rob Ward and Nelsin Davis dropped by the studio to talk about their roles in showcasing their hometown.

Friday, 14 June 2019 09:51

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-6-14-19 Featured

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This week, we’re talking about renewed interest in, and emphasis on space travel and exploration, Amazon delivery drones, Robocalls, and how hackers are using sound to crack passwords.

Please note: This program is available as a podcast for both Android and Apple devices. You can also access it through apps including Stitcher and Spotify.

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