Mark Heyne

Cincinnati Edition Host

Mark Heyne hosts Cincinnati Edition Monday through Friday at 1:00 pm.

Heyne's journalism experience in Greater Cincinnati spans more than 20 years and includes positions with WLW, WHIO, WMOH and Traffic Watch/News Watch. He has received awards from the Ohio Associated Press, Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, The Press Club of Ohio, and the Cincinnati Society of Professional Journalists.

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From 1951 until 1989, the Feed Materials Production Center in Fernald, Ohio, about 20 miles northwest of Cincinnati, was a key player in the Cold War, processing uranium for the United States nuclear weapons program. 


With the election around the corner, political discourse has been widespread and often divisive. But since January, the Cincinnati nonprofit BeSpoken Live has been holding monthly storytelling events to encourage positive communication. 

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Each Friday on Cincinnati Edition, we present an in-depth look at the developments behind the headlines. 



If your garden yielded a bumper crop this season and you have more fruits and vegetables than you can eat fresh, now is a good time to explore the variety of ways you can preserve them for use all winter long, from cold storage to canning to freezing. 

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Madisonville got its start in 1809 as Madison, named after the fourth president of the United States, James Madison. 


Throughout Cincinnati, residents, community leaders and organizations are working to improve conditions in their neighborhoods.

The National Minority Supplier Development Council'’s annual conference, the largest gathering of minority-owned companies in the country, takes place next week in Chicago. 

A website and new music video were recently launched to encourage Greater Cincinnati residents to not only register to vote and get to the polls this election, but to become engaged in their communities, and vote with their dollars, their time and their actions.


He has been the outreach astronomer at the Cincinnati Observatory since 2000, written dozens of articles about the skies above us and co-hosts the popular public television series Star Gazers

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Oscar contender “Carol” is one of the many films that have put Cincinnati on the map as a movie city. Production crews are currently here filming "Inconceivable" with Nicholas Cage and Gina Gershon.

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Each Friday on Cincinnati Edition, we present an in-depth look at the developments behind the headlines. 

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Families who pay more than 30 percent of their income for housing may have difficulty affording necessities such as food, clothing and medical care. 

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Yahoo recently announced that at least 500 million of their users had their information stolen in 2014. And earlier this year the Internal Revenue Service said a cyber hack of its system gained access to personal data from more than 700,000 taxpayer accounts.

New technology devices, from smartphones to whole-home communications systems, are being introduced to the market at an increasingly rapid pace. It's almost impossible to know which products will best meet your needs, much less keep up with all of the technology now available. Which is why we asked the Consumer Technology Association’s “Digital Answer Man,” Jim Barry, to join us for a look at latest in high-tech products.

Tech Products Reviewed by Jim Barry:

Allie 360-degree camcorder

Tens of thousands of refugees, who’ve fled from upheaval, violence and persecution in their countries, have made the Cincinnati area their new home. Though they’re coming here for a better life, the transition has it challenges.