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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Transportation
4:00 am
Wed July 24, 2013

City and Consortium planning for new MLK interchange

The state's plan calls for work to start next year on the MLK interchange at I-71.
Holly Yurchison WVXU News

Governor Kasich's transportation funding plan released this week would give a boost to a project to build a new interchange at Martin Luther King Junior Drive and I-71 in Cincinnati's Uptown.  The plan calls for starting construction next year on the $107 million project. 

Local officials have already been making their own plans for the interchange and the second of two planning studies is being held tonight.  Uptown Consortium CEO Beth Robinson says the project is expected to radically change the face of Uptown and increase traffic on MLK.

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Cincinnati Bengals
3:25 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Bengals in the spotlight as Hard Knocks starts filming

Coach Marvin Lewis and NFL Films producer Ross Ketover talk about the Bengals latest go around with Hard Knocks.
Mark Heyne WVXU News

Camera crews are in Cincinnati to shoot the Cincinnati Bengals training camp for the HBO series Hard Knocks.  They'll be putting in a lot of time and effort as they record the daily routines of the players and coaches for the sports-based reality show.

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Cincinnati Edition
2:58 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Competition Begins

  Cincinnati Innovates is a competition designed to showcase the technological, artistic, and ingenious innovations of Cincinnatians. Entry deadlines were July 15, we’ll take a look at some of this year’s competitors, and talk with past winners.

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Cincinnati Edition
1:30 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

A Colony on Mars by 2023?

Conceptual Mars Colony
Mars One

  This week’s Focus on Technology looks at the Mars One Project, an effort to establish a human settlement on Mars by 2023. Thomas Jefferson Chair of Space Informatics at the University of Cincinnati, Dr.

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Lakota Schools
3:17 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Lakota School Board votes to put levy on ballot

Voters in the Lakota School District will be deciding whether to approve a levy in November.  The board of education voted Monday moring to place a 5.5 mill combination levy on the ballot.  3.5 mills would go for operating expenses and 2 mills for permanent improvements. 

The district says $6.3 million to improve security at its schools and $13.5 million for a multi-year technology upgrade are major components of the request. The security spending would include tripling the number of police officers in the district's schools as well as physical changes to school buildings.  

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