Lon Ray

Lon Ray

Weekdays: 2 – 7pm
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Lon has been with the Illini Radio Group since 1996, spending afternoons on WIXY since 2011. He’s also an award-winning commercial producer who’s ads can be heard across the country. Lon keeps Today’s Country Favorites coming as you finish up your workday and adds your requests to the drive home.

Lon can often be found eating too much, playing too loud, and running with sharp objects.


Recent Headlines

3 hours ago in Entertainment

Pitch, please: Julia Robert ‘sells’ sex toys on ‘Ellen’

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The "Pretty Woman" star, who plays a host on the Home Shopping Network (HSN) in her new movie "Mother's Day," was tasked with gushing about a blind item, which members of the studio audience could see.

4 hours ago in Viral Videos

WATCH: Annoying Windows reminder interrupts live TV report

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Please excuse this interruption ...

8 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Green Room’ is a gory, good time

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It's lean, mean, loud and grisly, and a ton of bloody fun.

8 hours ago in Entertainment

Appeals court to hear ex-Subway pitchman’s appeal May 20

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A federal appeals court in Chicago has set a May hearing for former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle's appeal of his more than 15-year sentence in a child sex abuse and pornography case.

10 hours ago in Music, Olympics

The Band Perry get an Olympic honor

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"Live Forever" will be the official song of Team USA.