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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Thomas Turner
2:53 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Negro League star Thomas Turner passes away

Funeral services are this weekend for Thomas "High Pocket" Turner of Georgetown, Ohio, a star of Negro League baseball in the 1940's.  Turner died Monday at the age of 97. 

He played baseball for the Cincinnati Stars in 1936.  He played for his Army team and after that played professionally in Mexico.  In 1947, he played for the Chicago American Giants of the Negro League. 

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Baseball
12:38 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Baseball: A Little Known Chapter

This painting of Chuck Harmon by Shalmah Prince was recently added to the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum collection

Update February 10, 2014: The Negro League Baseball Museum has organized a traveling exhibition entitled, “Shades of Greatness: Art Inspired by Negro Leagues Baseball.”  The exhibition is on display through March 12th at the art galleries at Sinclair Community College.

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Ultimate Dinosaurs Exhibit
10:04 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Dinosaurs with a southern flair make their debut at Museum Center

Mark Heyne WVXU News

With names like Giganotosaurus, Eoraptor and Pisanosaurus, these are definitely not your parents' dinosaurs.  In fact, the new exhibit that opens Thursday, Ultimate Dinosaurs:  Giants from Gondwana, features dinosaurs most of  us have never heard of before. 

The exhibit is making its U.S. premiere at the Cincinnati Museum Center starting Thursday, and it's billed as a collection of the biggest, strangest and newest dinosaurs discovered in South America, Africa and Madagascar about 20 years ago.

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Instant Baseball
1:32 am
Fri June 7, 2013

A season of baseball photographed on Instagram

New technology meets America’s pastime in sports photographer Brad Mangin’s new book: Instant Baseball: The Baseball Instagrams of Brad Mangin. As he tells Mark Heyne, he spent the entire 2012 baseball season, from spring training through the World Series, photographing the game and the players with Instagram on his iPhone4s, not his usual Canon cameras.

River Sweep 2013
1:14 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

After 24 years and tons of trash, River Sweep still going strong

About 20,000 volunteers help out each year with River Sweep, which covers six states on the Ohio River.
Jeanne Ison ORSANCO

HollNearly a quarter century after it began, the massive cleanup effort along the banks of the Ohio River and its tributaries still draws tens of thousands of volunteers.  They'll be combing more than 3,000 miles of shoreline, picking up trash and debris for River Sweep on June 15. 

Jeanne Ison with the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission, the sponsoring organization for River Sweep, said the event has been very effective since its inception.

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