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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Tire Amnesty
3:12 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

Boone County holds tire disposal program

Boone County residents are able to get rid of their old tires now through Saturday as the county hosts the Tire Amnesty.

There's no limit on how many you can bring in and they can be on or off the rim. Foam filled tires, off-road construction and equipment tires, and solid tires with pressed-on rims or tires larger than tractor size won't be taken.

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Cincinnati Edition
4:00 am
Wed June 11, 2014

The growing uses of virtual environments

Example of a computer generated 3D image for use in medicine

  Computer-generated virtual environments have been commonly used in training programs for first responders, pilots, and members of the military. But they also have a wide variety of other potential uses, from industry to medicine. Joining us to discuss the educational and practical applications of virtual environments, 3D modeling and virtual reality software are Chris Collins, project manager at the University of Cincinnati Center for Simulations & Virtual Environments Research; Dr. Michael Richardson, associate professor at the UC Center for Cognition, Action, and Perception;  and Dr. Adam Kiefer, TEAM VR Laboratory director at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center’'s Division of Sports Medicine.

Cincinnati Edition
5:00 am
Fri June 6, 2014

D-Day: 70 Years Later

  

“Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months.”

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
5:00 am
Fri June 6, 2014

The many sides of soccer: Cincinnati Saints, youth soccer and the World Cup

Cincinnati Saints

While the U.S. is still primarily a baseball and football country, over the last three decades what we call soccer (and the world calls football) has become extremely popular here on the youth, college and professional levels. And it will be easy to spot U.S. soccer fans once the World Cup gets underway June 12.

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Cincinnati Streetcar
2:55 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Streetcar work to shut down part of Central Parkway

Crews will be laying a section of curved streetcar track from Thursday evening through Monday morning.
Credit Mark Heyne / WVXU News

The streetcar project is taking a turn, literally, and that means eastbound Central Parkway between Vine and Walnut  is being closed for a few days.  The closure runs from 6 Thursday night through 7 Monday morning.  

Crews will be installing a section of curved track, one of the turns in the 3.6 mile loop that will connect The Banks to Findlay Market through Downtown and Over-the-Rhine.  Project Executive John Deatrick said this is a major milestone as track work crosses into Cincinnati's Central Business District.

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