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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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
2:30 am
Wed August 20, 2014

Starfire's free "un"-conference helps connect people and battle isolation

  Imagine if Carl Lindner never tried an ice cream cone. That intriguing thought is put forth by Starfire, a local organization working to build better lives for people with disabilities, as it invites people to its third-annual Starfire 3-Day “"un"”-conference. The free event starts off August 26 with a blank schedule, which is filled by guests offering classes and presentations on a variety of topics.

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Social workers strike
1:51 pm
Mon August 18, 2014

Butler County social workers start their strike

Mark Heyne WVXU News

Dozens of Butler County social workers started walking a picket line Monday morning after contract talks stalled.  Union president Becky Palmer said the two sides differ on wages.  The county is offering a series of lump sums and the union wants percentage increases built into the next 3-year agreement as well as reinstatement of step increases in pay. 

She said a fact finder determined Butler County social workers were underpaid compared to their peers by an average of 12 percent.

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City Gospel Mission
2:52 pm
Thu August 14, 2014

Work officially underway on new City Gospel Mission Campus

A bricklaying ceremony marked the official start of construction of the new campus.
Mark Heyne WVXU News

City Gospel Mission, 3CDC and Strategies to End Homelessness officially kicked off  construction of the City Gospel Mission Campus Thursday morning. The new campus at 1805 Dalton Avenue is part of the five-facility system of Cincinnati's Homeless to Homes Plan.  It will provide 74 emergency beds and 36 transitional housing beds.

"We'll have day service programs, case management, recreation and three meals a day," said City Gospel Mission President Roger Howell.  "Our other facility will have the Lord's Gym, which is recreation and working out, getting your body back in shape."

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
2:30 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Walnut Hills the focus of Hilltop Stories: A Neighborhood Film Project happening August 15

Guests (l-r): Dan Joyner, Sam Meador, Ryan Mulligan

  

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