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 Streetcar
12:38 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Road closure for streetcar project

Rail work on Race Street in Over-the-Rhine.
Mark Heyne WVXU News

Workers will be taking delivery of a shipment of rails Tuesday as the Cincinnati streetcar project continues to move forward.

Race Street is going to be closed between 13th and 14th streets Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to accommodate the delivery.

There will be local access to nearby businesses and homes.  Traffic will be maintained to Washington Park Garage via 13th Street.

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Income Tax Rules and Regulations

It's that taxing time of year.

  If the winter weather isn’t enough to worry about, remember the April 15 tax filing deadline is now just six weeks away. Instructions for Form 1040 run 206 pages, the 1040EZ instruction booklet is 42 pages long. If you’ve already completed your return, congratulations, but if not, there are several changes to watch for this year.

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Google Fiber
2:34 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Cincinnati renews quest for faster broadband

Cincinnati is going to pursue Google Fiber--a service said to be up to 100 times faster than average broadband speeds--as a way to make the city's tech infrastructure more competitive.  Council member P.G. Sittenfeld made the announcement Tuesday at Roadtrippers, one of the companies supporting the effort.

James Fischer, CEO of Roadtrippers, made the case for faster broadband from his company's perspective.

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Cincinnati Casino
4:00 am
Tue March 4, 2014

Casino's impact on local employment, economy and tourism

Opening night 2013
Sarah Ramsey WVXU News

Supporters touted the potential economic benefits of casinos when the issue was placed on the ballot in 2009.  So how is Cincinnati's casino is doing so far when it comes to economic impact?

From a jobs standpoint,  the 1,700 workers at Horseshoe Cincinnati made it the largest of Ohio's four voter-approved casinos based on figures from last year.  Add to that the dollars invested in the project and you have a sizeable impact on the economy so far. 

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed February 26, 2014

YWCA Fighting Racial Injustice

The YWCA of Greater Cincinnati, empowering women and fighting racism for 145 years

  

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