Ben McKee

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Ben is live, local and Akron's Friendly Voice in the Afternoon from 3-7p on 94.9 WQMX! Listen for your "Throwback Song of The Day" at 3:20, "The Drive At 5" to get you out of work, "Ben's Trends" at 5:30p, "Feel Good Friday's", and you never know what fun contests he'll throw out for your chance to win great prizes.

Ben is a husband, father, lover of all music, the outdoors and sports. Ben has always been drawn to radio which became a passion as he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh. After stops in his hometown, Pittsburgh, and Corpus Christi, TX where he was a morning show host for a decade. He ultimately landed in The Buckeye State where he continues to keep you company at Rubber City Radio since 2016... In his free time, you will find Ben at concerts, Akron/Cleveland Sporting Event, dropping a line in the water all while trying to keep up with his wife Jessica, son Killian and 2 pups Blue and Moola.

Ben continues to grow in Akron and surrounding areas that he cares so much for, and continues to be a pillar within. Ben has hosted the Taste of The Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton to benefit The Akron Canton Regional Food Bank and loves helping local organizations and the people within this great community. You can contact Ben at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Friday, 19 July 2024 15:00

Feel Good Friday

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Feel Good Friday is every week from 3-7pm on 94.9 WQMX.   Progressive Auto Group brings it to you.  Progressive Chevrolet and Progressive CDJR... Call 330-370-2000 or text-in your little life moments (birthdays-anniversarys... Congrats to Cassie and Mark who are tying the knot this weekend!!!), Community events, Humble Brags or just something fun that will put a smile on our faces leading into the weekend.  If you can't tell, "I live for weekends!"  Who doesn't, right? …
Thursday, 18 July 2024 19:04

A Good Idea?

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In the turn back time machine.... Apparently, today is the anniversary of when Crayola introduced scented Crayons back in 1994... I remember scratch-and-sniff stickers from the 80's and 90's. Think how refined they could have made those stickers today after 30 or 40 years? My son really liked the Bamboozle Jelly Beans the gross tasting kinds of Jelly Belly's (grass clippings, stinky socks and more...)   Those reminded me of the taste versions of the Mr. Yuk…
Wednesday, 17 July 2024 16:04

Back To School!

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Need a Unique and In-Demand Job... check out Stark State College and their open houses in Canton tomorrow night (7/18) and then the Akron Campus, July 24th... As for Back To School Supplies If you are looking to save some money for other education.... Ohio's Tax Free Weekend before School starts has been extended from the past tradition of 3 days...  Tax Free Weekend is now July 30th - August 8th.  Families and students are…
Tuesday, 09 July 2024 18:59

@ 3:20-ish

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Every weekday at 3:20ish tune in for The Throwback... Here are a few Throwbacks that have been recently on...  If you think of one let me know at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and thank you for listening always! 
Monday, 08 July 2024 13:27

Mas-Caught Ya!

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Saturday Night was interesting.  I love mascots.  Went to the Columbus Crew Game... As I rolled onto the concourse at Field noticed a ton of Mascots. Brutus of THE Ohio State Buckeyes had the longest line....  Chomps from the Browns was next longest.  But the Lake County Captains, The Columbus Clippers and a whole slew of others were there...  I was thirsty so I didn't want to wait in line for all the characters…
Thursday, 04 July 2024 08:16

Wrasslin Wednesday

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Wrasslin' Wednesday on Thursday!  Happy 4th of July!  Saturday there will be fireworks in Toronto for Money In The Bank 2024.  Here is the card and how I think it might go down.   The Bloodline vs Cody Rhodes, Kevin Owens and Randy Orton.  This one should be a no-brainer Cody and RKO should win on paper.  The Bloodline adding 3 members since Wrestlemania you have to think that they can't keep losing if they want…
Tuesday, 02 July 2024 14:49

Love Joe Nichols!

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Joe Nichols is all over the map... not just touring but his song selections too...  Here he is playing Alice In Chains and Hank Williams Jr.    You can't forget this one he played at Bosom Buddies a genre bender a few years ago too...  Keep it up Joe love'em all...
Monday, 01 July 2024 11:48

Busy Weekend!

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What did you go this weekend?  There were many things going on.   Brothers Osbourne, Canal Days.... Maybe you caught a monster show from Adam Doleac at The Dusty Armadillo...  Adam played for an hour and a half mixed with a center of the dancefloor party...  Great night! The Party continued for Sunday Funday! My son returned home from his vacation with my family and we proceeded to start today with a trip to get x-rays…
Thursday, 27 June 2024 18:55

Let Freedom Ring!

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Looking for fireworks and parades this 4th of July and then some...6/29  Green Freedom Fest from noon - 1pm at Boettler Park, 5300 Massillon Road.6/30  Hudson Fireworks Celebration at Barlow Farm Park 1965 Barlow Park begins at dusk..  rain date is July 7th. 7/6 Orrville Fireworks 10:157/3 to 7/6  Akron Rib, White and Blue Festival... Free admission in downtown Akron. Events are planned for 11 a.m.-11 p.m. at Lock 3 park,Fireworks on July 4, downtown Lock 3.…
Tuesday, 25 June 2024 18:29

These Two!

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With everyone excited for the just announced Post Malone Concert at Blossom October 1st...  Obviously the duets that will be on Posty's new album F-1 Trillion from Morgan Wallen's - I Had Some Help or Pour Me A Drink ft. Blake Shelton should be interesting to say the least.... Listen tomorrow at 7:10 for Scott and Sarah to give you the times to Beat the Box Office for Tickets....  But speaking of duets...   I like…
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