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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Tracie Hunter
1:28 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Hunter faces another felony charge

A Hamilton County grand jury indicted juvenile court judge Tracie Hunter on a ninth count Tuesday, this one for misuse of a credit card.  Hunter was indicted on 8 other felony charges last week, including tampering with evidence, theft in office and forgery.  The Ohio Supreme Court ordered her off the bench until her criminal case is over.  She's scheduled to be in court Friday.

Here's what WVXU's Ann Thompson reported last Friday on the original indictments:

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Education
6:16 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Further review: data-scrubbing case continues

The Ohio Department of Education is taking additional steps in the data-scrubbing case involving Cincinnati Public Schools and six other districts around Ohio.  The department announced Monday it will re-run Ohio Report Card information on the seven districts, which also include Winton Woods, and is referring the matter to its Office of Professional Conduct.

Auditor Dave Yost investigated the districts last year as he looked into scrubbing, or removing poor-performing students from the rolls to improve performance rankings.  

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Cincinnati Edition
9:00 am
Sun January 12, 2014

Alcohol The Most Abused Drug

Alcohol is the most abused substance in the United States.

  The local heroin crisis has rightfully received a lot of attention, but alcohol is still the most-abused drug in the U.S. It wrecks lives, devastates families, and is responsible for more than 4,300 deaths each year among those under the age of 21.

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Cincinnati Edition
9:00 am
Sun January 12, 2014

Thomas More College President David Armstrong

Thomas More College President David Armstrong
Provided, Thomas More College

  Thomas More College in Northern Kentucky named a new president last year. David A. Armstrong took office on July 1, he’s the 14th president of the small, Catholic liberal arts college. He talks with us about Thomas More, and what he hopes to accomplish during his tenure at the school.

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Macy's
5:40 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Macy's laying off thousands as part of cost reduction and organizational changes

Macy's says it's starting a series of cost reductions and organizational changes that will include laying off about 2,500 employees.  In a statement, the Cincinnati-based retailer says they'll be eligible for severance.  Other associates are being reassigned or transferred and the company says some open positions will not be filled. 

Macy's expects all the changes it's implementing to save about $100 million per year. 

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