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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Bourbon
1:00 am
Fri April 25, 2014

New book traces the long history of bourbon

Author Dane Huckelbridge has taken a “shot” at writing the definitive history of the beverage once distilled by George Washington and enjoyed by soldiers on both sides of the Civil War. Bourbon: A History of the American Spirit takes readers through centuries of distilling, imbibing, fighting, mixing, and outlawing. The author stopped by our studio to talk all things bourbon with our Mark Heyne.

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Organ Donations Save Lives

April is National Donate Life Month

  Approximately 18 times each day, someone dies while waiting for an organ transplant. Today there are more than 117,000 people waiting for a life-saving transplant. April is National Donate Life Month, and joining us to discuss organ donation is Dr.

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March Housing Market
12:13 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Home sales slow again, but positive signs still there

Local realtors say they saw another drop in business last month, likely the leftover effect of the extreme winter weather.  Home sales fell 8 percent in the Cincinnati area compared to March 2013.  Northern Kentucky closings were off by 7 percent.  

Sales were down more than 6 percent across Ohio.  Chris Hall, president of the Ohio Association of Realtors had this take:  

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EcoSculpt 2014
4:00 am
Tue April 22, 2014

EcoSculpt to hold awards ceremony

Patternicity 2 by Sabrina Mantle
Mark Heyne WVXU News

Earlier in April, artists gathered in Washington Park to install their creations for the annual EcoSculpt competition.  The sculptures are made from recycled materials as a celebration of Earth Day.

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Same sex marriage
11:34 am
Wed April 16, 2014

Judge keeps same-sex marriage recognition ban in place, during appeal

Federal Judge Timothy Black
Credit U.S. Government

Federal Judge Timothy Black  has decided Ohio's same sex marriage recognition ban will remain in place while his decision is being appealed. (meaning same-sex couples cannot go to other states, get married and have those marriages recognized in Ohio during the appeal of this case) The exception is the four couples who sued. Their marriages will be recognized and their names will go on the birth certificates of their children.

From Judge Timothy Black's decision

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