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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Winter Bird Count
11:08 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Hamilton County Park District needs help for annual bird audit

Great Parks of Hamilton County

Hamilton County Parks is looking for volunteers for its Winter Bird Count on Saturday, December 14, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The park district says keeping a running count of native birds is critical to monitoring environmental trends in the parks. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their binoculars, bundle up and head out to help for the whole or just part of the day. At 4:15 p.m., find out the grand tally of all the parks at Winton Woods’ Winton Centre.

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"The Bully Pulpit"
12:00 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Doris Kearns Goodwin's new book about Teddy Roosevelt and William Howard Taft

Renowned historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin was in town last month and stopped by our studio to talk with Mark Heyne about her newest book, seven years in the making, entitled The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism.

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Social Security and You

Social Security in retirement

  An estimated 163 million workers are covered under Social Security, yet most of those individuals aren’t really sure what the system means for them, when they should begin collecting Social Security, how their retirement age affects their benefits, or how much money each month they will receive under the program.

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Local News
1:07 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Duke Energy offers holiday lighting calculator

How much are those holiday lights going to add to your electric bill?
WVXU News

Here's a fun fact as you get ready to flip the switch to turn on your holiday lights:
Six 100-bulb sets of large incandescent lights plugged in six hours every evening can add $80 to your monthly power bill (Ouch).

“Holiday displays are fun for families and communities, but can also add significantly to monthly power bills,” said Gayle Lanier, Duke Energy senior vice president and chief customer officer. “Fortunately, there are a number of efficient, budget-friendly lighting options available to help control costs during the holiday season.”

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Thanksgiving
4:00 am
Wed November 27, 2013

AAA forecasting slight decline for Thanksgiving travel

Lots of people will be hitting the roads or heading to the airports this Thanksgiving, but not quite as many as last year.  AAA is forecasting more than 43 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more this holiday.  That's a 1.5 percent drop from last year.  In Ohio, 1.6 million will be traveling, down 1.7 percent. 

Why the decrease in travel?  AAA spokeswoman Cheryl Parker says while the economy has been improving  it's still sluggish.

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