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
6:30 am
Wed January 22, 2014

History and Future of Public Television

Early days of public television

  Public television started out as a means to take advantage of the new “electronic blackboard” to educate viewers.  Today, thanks to advances in technology, programming, distribution and production, public media has extended its reach, and its importance, as it continues to inform, as well as entertain and engage its audience.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Jessica Fellowes, Downton Abbey Book Author

Downton Abbey Season 4 began Sunday
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  Much to the delight of fans, Season 4 of Downton Abbey is now airing Sunday nights on PBS. Jessica Fellowes, author of two companion books about the much-loved programs, will be at the main branch of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County at 2:00 PM Saturday to sign books and give a behind-the-scenes look at the series.

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Winter Weather
1:31 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

BRRRR! Let me shake this snow off my boots

Winter wonderland. Looking north on Central Parkway outside the WVXU studios.
Mark Heyne WVXU News

This definitely has been a colder, snowier winter than usual.   Just ask the folks at the National Weather Service in Wilmington how much snow we've gotten.

"So far this winter, not including Tuesday's snowfall but through midnight last night, 20.1 inches at our official observing location at the Cincinnati Airport,"  said Seth Binau, Science Operations Officer at the NWS.

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Asthma/tobacco exposure study
1:00 am
Mon January 20, 2014

Secondhand smoke raises odds of hospital readmission for kids with asthma

Wikimedia Commons

Children exposed to secondhand smoke at home or in the car face much greater odds of being readmitted to the hospital for asthma.  In fact, it's a two-fold increase according to a study by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Penn State Milton S. Hershey Children's Hospital.  Researcher's measured the blood and saliva of more than 600 children, looking for cotinine, a substance produced when the body breaks down nicotine. 

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed January 15, 2014

3CDC Project Updates

The buildings and vacant lots located on Vine and 5 W. 15th Street will be redeveloped into a single five-story mixed-use property.
Provided, 3CDC

  The Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation, or 3CDC, was founded in 2003 to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of development activities in the city. Since then, 3CDC has managed the renovation of Fountain Square, Over-the Rhine’s Gateway Quarter, Washington Park, and dozens of other projects. 3CDC President & CEO Stephen Leeper and Vice President of Communications Anastasia Mileham talk about efforts to revitalize the city during the last decade, and current projects the organization is working on.

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