Ray Horner Morning Show

wakr rayRay has been the WAKR Morning host for since 2000 after a successful career in the Erie , Pennsylvania market as a Host and Operation Manager for WAKR/ WZPR / WMDE radio in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Ray won the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Sportscaster of the year two times and is currently the play-by-play voice of Hiram College Athletics. Ray has been involved in Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Akron Children's Concert Society, Akron Public Schools, and The Embrace Care Clinic. Ray loves baseball, outdoor activities and spending time with his four children, Elizabeth, Rocco, Ava and Gia. Ray, his wife, Melissa and the children live in Wadsworth, Ohio.


Thursday, 22 February 2024 07:43

Vladimir Putin a Dictator?

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Dr. Karl Kaltenthaler, Director of the Center for Intelligence and Security Studies at The University of Akron, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. Has Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, turned Russia into a dictatorship? Dr. Kaltenthaler explained how the United States sees it, and how our view may differ from…
Wednesday, 21 February 2024 07:52

Scam Education & More with Sheriff Fatheree

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Sheriff Kandy Fatheree joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. She talked about scams, cyber security, and deputy recruitment.  
Tuesday, 20 February 2024 07:06

Surgical Advances for Chronic Back Pain

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Dr. Gordon Preston,Orthopedic Surgeon with Cleveland Clinic Akron General, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. Dr. Preston specializes in spine surgery. He discussed advancements in back surgery for those that suffer from chronic back pain.  
Monday, 19 February 2024 08:42

Haven of Rest Ministries

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This week's Business of the Week is the Haven of Rest Ministries. Mike Solosky, Donor Relations Coordinator at Haven of Rest Ministries, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show.     Business of the Week is brought to you by Direction Home.
Monday, 19 February 2024 07:46

Akron's Black History

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Akron Historian, Dave Lieberth, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. He talked with Ray about Akron's Black History.  
Saturday, 17 February 2024 05:40

Wings Over America: NASA Testing New Space Plane In NE Ohio Featured

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A new era in space exploration is unfolding at NASA's Neil Armstrong Test Facility near Sandusky, Ohio. That's where they're testing the new autonomous Dream Chaser Space Plane, made by Colorado-based, Sierra Space. The first of its kind, named "Tenacity", is currently undergoing rigorous testing, with plans for it to…
Friday, 16 February 2024 08:36

3 Pointers with Tim Alcorn

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Tim Alcorn, voice of the Cleveland Cavaliers, joins Ray Horner every Friday. Alcorn answers 3 questions about the team, the sport, and more.  This week's questions:1 Talk about the team prior to the All Star Break.2 Jim Chones is back! Talk about his absence.3  Arenas that lack enthusiasm.   
Friday, 16 February 2024 07:37

Film School: The Right Stuff

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Film Study Professor Joe Fortunato joins the Ray Horner Morning Show every Friday. He discusses the classics, behind the scenes, the casts, and more. This week they covered the 'forgotten classic', The Right Stuff.  
The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital. This week's athletes are from Copley High School.  Hanna Mosier is a junior honor student at Copley and consistently has the top GPA on the swim team. She is the captain of the girls swim team,…
Thursday, 15 February 2024 07:25

Mayor Malik Talks Budget & More

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Mayor Shammas Malik joined the Ray Horer Morning Show. They discussed the budget, road projects, and additions to the Mayor's staff.  
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