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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Miami University
3:26 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Miami raising tuition, going tobacco free

Miami University trustees have voted to raise tuition 1.5 percent, or $199, for the 2013-2014 school year for undergraduates at the Oxford campus. In-state students will pay $13,266 in tuition; out-of-state students will pay $29,056, also a 1.5 percent increase.  The Ohio legislature had approved increases of up to 2 percent, but the university says  in a statement "through efficiencies achieved on campus and an ideal to keep tuition affordable, the university aimed for a more modest increase."

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Housing market
12:53 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky see 23rd straight month of rising home sales

The Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors says the local housing market shows no signs of slowing down.  Home sales continued a trend of reaching a 6-year high each month this year.  They were up  18.8 percent in May compared to a year ago.  Sales last month were up 17.7 percent compared to April. 

The average selling price last month in the Cincinnati area was $175,750 versus $158,017 a year earlier, an 11.2 percent increase.

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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