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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Reds Hall of Fame
12:35 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Reds highlight Joe Morgan

Morgan played for the Reds from 1972-1979.
John Vanderhaagen on Wikimedia Commons

A new exhibit looks at the career of a Reds player many baseball experts consider the best second baseman in the history of the game.  Reds Hall of Fame Executive Director Rick Walls said the  Joe Morgan exhibit that started Tuesday is part of a season-long celebration of his baseball career.

"I think it's an inspiring story because Joe was once deemed to small to play," said Walls.  "I think he carries a little chip on his shoulder with that and wants to prove people wrong.  He did it his entire career."

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Traffic cameras
4:25 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Why bipartisan group of lawmakers wants a ban on traffic enforcement cameras

A Hamilton County judge ordered Elmwood Place to stop using traffic cameras, saying they're a scam against motorists.
Sarah Ramsey WVXU (file photo)

Last week's decision by a Hamilton County judge ordering Elmwood Place to stop using its traffic enforcement cameras is giving new energy to a group of Ohio lawmakers who want a statewide ban, House Bill 69, on the devices.

Several state representatives at a news conference in Elmwood Place Monday said the cameras pose a couple of problems:

First there's the money grab argument. That's the position laid out by Democratic State Rep. Dale Mallory of Cincinnati.

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Warren County Racino
2:48 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Warren County Fairgrounds gets a boost from racino developer

The Lebanon Raceway will be moving from the county fairgrounds to the new racino facility.
Lebanon Raceway

The company opening a racino in Turtlecreek Township says it's committing $3 million to revitalizing the Warren County Fairgrounds. 

Miami Valley Gaming is contributing  $1 million  this year that will support redeveloping the current Lebanon Raceway at the fairgrounds.  The raceway is being moved to the new gaming and racing complex that will be built. 

The company is also contributing $500,000 per year for the next four years. 

Sports
3:13 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

Reds start selling single game tickets tomorrow

Mark Heyne WVXU News

Spring training is underway, next comes ticket sales as another sure sign that baseball season isn't far off.

Single game tickets for Reds regular season home games go on sale Saturday morning at 9, excluding Opening day on April 1.  

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Local News
12:07 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

Zoo names baby gorilla

Gladys hails from the Gladys Porter Zoo in Texas.
Cincinnati Zoo

The Cincinnati Zoo has named its newest arrival.  This is from the Zoo's announcement today:

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