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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New details are uncovered in the tea party suit against the IRS. Hamilton County Public Library trustees say the fate of the main branch is still undecided. And a look at why students are suspended and the latest Ohio public school report cards.

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While there’s been some improvement during the past few years, Hamilton County still ranks among the worst 10 percent in the country for infant mortality. At 8.96 deaths per 1,000 live births, the county’s rate exceeds both the national and Ohio rates.

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You may have heard Shankar Vedantam's Hidden Brain segments on NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered, or through his popular podcast.

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The Beyond Civility project allows people to explore the barriers and bridges to effective dialogue. Next Wednesday, September 27, Beyond Civility will present the panel discussion, Can we heal the divide? The Role of Government, which will address our divided society.

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GLSEN Greater Cincinnati is a local chapter of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network. The organization works for safe, respectful K-12 schools for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

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For some people, learning about their family history is a matter of curiosity. For others it’s a way to better understand who they are and where they came from, perhaps even a source of pride. 

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Germans get ready to head to the polls in five days for their country’s national elections, deciding on a new Parliament and whether Chancellor Angela Merkel will be elected to a fourth term. It’s an important election because of Germany’s position as the economic and political leader of Europe.

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Denise Driehaus is only the second woman ever elected to the Hamilton County Commission. Now she is determined to make the county a more inclusive home for women and girls. Women make up only 37 percent of Hamilton County elected officials, according to Driehaus, and only nine percent of the local CEOs.

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While the events of 9/11 are etched into the minds of most adult Americans, teenagers have no real memory of that tragic day. Most of them weren't even alive. 

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Thanks to FC Cincinnati, our city has turned into a soccer town. The club continues to draw thousands of fans to its matches.

Now soccer fans have a chance to see the U.S. Women's National Team (WNT) in action. The WNT takes on New Zealand tomorrow night at Nippert Stadium. U.S. Women's Team midfielder Rose Lavelle from Cincinnati is on the roster for the match.

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The country responds to Hurricane Irma as work crews and volunteers help with recovery efforts. Hate crimes in the region fueled by the far right. A Cincinnati police officer sues the city manager. 

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Midwestern Hayride was one of the many early radio and television programs produced in Cincinnati that made the city famous for live broadcasting. 

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Across the Ohio River and back, 900 yards. That's the route and length of the upcoming Great Ohio River Swim. Started in 2007, this year's event will be held in honor of Bill Keating, Jr., a strong supporter of the swim. Mr. Keating lost his battle with brain cancer earlier this year.

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Suspected child sex trafficking has increased 846 percent from 2010 to 2015 according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. This explosive number is mostly attributed to the internet. Ohio Senator Rob Portman thinks the Communications Decency Act of 1996 may be to blame.

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Activist investor Nelson Peltz is looking to dramatically change Procter & Gamble. Peltz, CEO of Trian Fund Management, is in a proxy battle to win a seat on the P&G board. 

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