Tuesday, 16 July 2019 09:57

Ray Horner Podcast - 7/16/2019 Featured

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:19 - The Iula name is synonymous with the Soap Box Derby. Jeff Iula is an at-large councilman in Cuyahoga Falls, and he’s also a historian of the derby, and he shared some classic stories from his youth.

7:36 - President Trump found a way to unite the Democrat Party over the weekend with his tweets about how the freshman congresswomen should “leave” if they dislike America. Many have come out of the woodwork in saying the president’s tweets are racist and xenophobic, including a few folks in the studio.

13:33 - Last weekend was the Bridgestone Senior Players golf tournament, this weekend is the All-American Soap Box Derby, and in the coming weeks, we’ll have the Pro Football Hall of Fame game and inductions and a plethora of neighborhood festivals. Gregg Mervis, the head of the Summit County Convention and Visitor Bureau, talked about the economic impact these will have for the area.

18:03 - Hard to believe the MLB All-Star Game in Cleveland was a week ago. Bob DiBiasio from the Indians joined Ray to recap the all-star game, chat about catcher Roberto Perez, and getting Akron RubberDuck fans excited about prospect Nolan Jones.

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