Mark Heyne

Cincinnati Edition Host

Mark Heyne hosts Cincinnati Edition Monday through Friday at 1:00 pm.

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.

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Each Friday on Cincinnati Edition, we present an in-depth discussion of the developments behind the headlines. 

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The holidays are considered a special time of bonding and celebration with friends and family. However, for some families, it’'s a bit more complicated. 

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Data compiled by the U.S. Department of Education'’s Office for Civil Rights shows the extent of racial inequality that currently exists in our nation's education system. 

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According to Fusion’'s 2015 documentary, “Prison Kids: A Crime Against America’'s Children,” there are roughly 60,000 children behind bars in America,– more than in any other nation. 

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He's worked in local and network radio and television, performed in film and on stage, taught in college classrooms and authored several books of poetry. 

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According to a report released last year by Moody's, the investor services company, closures and mergers among small U.S. colleges could increase in the next several years due to declines in revenue. The schools most at risk are small, faith-based liberal arts colleges.

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Dayton Street is located in the West End neighborhood of Cincinnati, not far from Findlay Market

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In a press conference Tuesday morning at his office, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced that he plans to retry Ray Tensing on the charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Sam DuBose. He also said he will ask for a change of venue to another city, where they will have better chance of seating a jury that can deal with the public outrage and publicity surrounding the case.

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Earlier this month, President Barack Obama granted clemency to 72 people incarcerated on the federal level, shortening their sentences. Obama has granted a total of 944 people clemency over his presidency. 

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This summer, many Americans heard the phrases Gold Star Families and Gold Star Mothers for the first time. The terms come from the Service Flag that originated during World War I. 

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With Donald Trump taking control of the White House and Republican majorities in both the House and Senate, there could be significant changes made to the Affordable Care Act during the next year. 

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Each Friday on Cincinnati Edition, we present an in-depth discussion of the developments behind the headlines. 

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According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, one in three women and one in four men have been victims of intimate physical violence in their lifetimes. 

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Many political watchers say no American statesman has been as revered and as reviled as Henry Kissinger. 

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For some kids, a visit to their grandparents is a special occasion, but an increasing number of children are now being raised by their grandparents. 

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