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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Richard Cordray says he will step down from his post as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, signaling a possible run for Ohio Governor. Hamilton County Commission rejects FC Cincinnati's stadium plan just weeks before Major League Soccer owners decide which new teams to allow into the league. And a recount shows activist investor Nelson Peltz won his proxy fight with Procter and Gamble.

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Attending college may seem like a privilege but after paying for tuition and textbooks, many students struggle to afford the basics, including food. The rising cost of higher-education and growing number of non-traditional students only adds to the financial strain, with more students than ever living on a shoestring budget. 

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In the process of solving a crime and prosecuting a suspect, artists can play a key role in the criminal justice system. Police sketch artists interpret what can be vague descriptions from traumatized witnesses or victims, to help flesh out an image of a perpetrator. During trials where cameras are banned, artists are the eyes inside the courtroom. In both cases, the work can be extremely challenging and the stakes can be high.

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Getting your affairs in order in case of death or disability is a project most of us would rather avoid. And there are lots of excuses for not doing it, from fear to lack of time and money. But the payoffs of letting your wishes be known can be huge, especially for family and friends.

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When a child suffers a head injury, it's not only frightening for parents, it can be challenging for doctors to diagnose whether the injury is a concussion. It is important for parents to know the symptoms, when to seek treatment and how much time a child will need to make a full recovery from a concussion.

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IDEALAB: Movement Makers is a day-long event where those who want to make a difference in their communities can learn how to harness their passion and translate their ideas into real, substantial positive change.

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Hamilton County is experiencing a spike in sexual assault calls and a rash of domestic violence incidents that resulted in three deaths in October. Seven individuals have lost their lives in Hamilton County this year due to domestic violence homicide.

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Jobs in the transportation and warehousing industry are expected to grow by 6.8 percent in Cincinnati by 2022 according to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Employers often face a problem in finding enough qualified applicants to fill some of these more skilled positions.

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The Shift, a United Way of Greater Cincinnati initiative in partnership with Design Impact, is a three-month idea incubator and social innovation challenge to shift efforts to support creativity, collaboration and change in our community using a fast-paced, design-driven startup model.

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Since the allegations of sexual harassment against movie producer Harvey Weinstein became public, women, and men, have been speaking out about sexual abuse they have suffered, in the entertainment industry, corporate America, newsrooms, and in state capitals. Including Columbus and Frankfort. 

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Children's mental health tops the list of concerns in the new Cincinnati Parenting Survey conducted by Beech Acres. Forty-four percent of parents taking the survey said "understanding kids' mental health issues" was extremely or very concerning. The survey also showed what parents are doing to help, and the hard work that goes into parenting every day.

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There are no more tents on Clifton Avenue and the week-long campouts to enroll in Cincinnati Public Schools' magnet program are over. In 2015, CPS switched from a first-come, first-served approach, to the new lottery system for filling its magnet school programs. Parents may begin online applications November 13, 2017 for the 2018-19 school year.

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John Cranley won another term as Cincinnati 's mayor, defeating Council Member Yvette Simpson by a wide margin. All six Cincinnati City Council incumbents were re-elected Tuesday. They will be joined by two new Democrats and one new Republican on council. 

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Following the December 7, 1941, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. military launched a secret program to recruit young, female college graduates to serve as code breakers in the war effort. In "CODE GIRLS: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II" journalist and author Liza Mundy reveals the revolutionary achievements and patriotic service of these remarkable women.

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This Friday, November 10, Northern Kentucky University will host the inaugural conference of the Ohio River Valley Addiction Research Consortium (ORVARC). The conference will focus on evidence-based research on neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS).

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