Mark Heyne

Reporter and Host of Cincinnati Edition & All Things Considered

Mark 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.

Heyne hosts Cincinnati Edition Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 pm and All Things Considered Monday through Friday.

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Mount Adams
2:51 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

Mt. Adams residents raising opposition to taller buildings

Update 09/10/14 at 3:30 PM:  Mount Adams residents are opposing a city proposal to change the zoning code to allow taller buildings in their neighborhood.  Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley said Wednesday he agrees with them. 

The plan is part of a broader zoning overhaul.  Mayor Cranley said his administration inherited the issue.

"I'm not sure it's worth pursuing in light of the kind of negative reaction we're getting everywhere we go with it," Cranley said.  "I'm not proposing this and I'm not sure candidly that the zoning code needs a lot of fixing."

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
2:30 am
Wed September 10, 2014

The River Grill Before the Big Chill BBQ event coming to Sawyer Point

  Locals know you can get some truly outstanding barbeque around here. But no matter how good it is, you can usually run into those folks who claim it'’s not as good as what they can make. Well, here’'s the chance to see who really does grill-up the best pork, beef or chicken. Cincinnati' first sanctioned Ohio State Championship Kansas City Barbeque Competition hits Sawyer Point on October 10 and 11.

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
2:30 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Keep Looking Up! TV's Star Gazers are in studio before ScopeOut at the Cincinnati Observatory

  Maybe we just weren'’t paying attention before, but it seems as if there’'s been a lot more celestial activity going on this year. Blood Moons, Super Moons, eclipses, meteor showers, planets in opposition...we’'ve even had a triple Jovian shadow transit. And if you don’'t know what that is, you'’re in luck.

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The Bank of Kentucky
11:56 am
Mon September 8, 2014

The Bank of Kentucky being purchased by BB&T

The largest bank in Northern Kentucky has agreed to be acquired by BB&T Corporation. The Bank of Kentucky announced Monday it's signed an agreement under which BB&T, based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, will buy it in a cash and stock deal worth about $363 million.  The acquisition will establish a new banking region for BB&T that encompasses Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati.

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Beer mural
3:26 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

New mural celebrates Cincinnati's beer heritage

Mark Heyne WVXU News

ArtWorks and the Brewery District Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation will dedicate a mural Friday afternoon that pays homage to one of Cincinnati's oldest industries--brewing beer. 

The five-story mural, on the side of the old Crown Brewing Company building at 131 East McMicken, depicts two workers crowning a pint of beer while standing atop a beer line reminiscent of the late 1800's.  It was designed and illustrated by Keith Neltner of Neltner Small Batch.

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