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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Interview
5:01 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

Interview with Eleanor Kluszewski

Credit www.crosley-field.com

WVXU Reporter Mark Heyne interviews Eleanor Kluszewski, wife of one of the greatest Cincinnati Reds ever, first baseman Ted Kluszewski, for the special program Saluting Big Klu.


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Business
12:35 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Winning streak continues for local home sales

Cincinnati home sales reached a six-year high last month.  The Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors  says January closings rose 30 percent compared to a year ago.  

Board president Kevin Kelly says the continued upward momentum of Cincinnati home sales is a strong indicator the local economy is recovering.  He says mortgage rates are maintaining their historic lows, the inventory of homes remains low and the number of buyers looking for a home is increasing, all factors that will help the local housing market. 

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Local News
11:08 pm
Tue February 19, 2013

Kenton County says no to tolls

Transportation officials say there are no structural concerns, but the Brent Spence is functionally obsolete. It handles 172,000 vehicles per day.
Michael Keating

After hearing from residents opposed to using tolls to pay for the Brent Spence Bridge project,  the Kenton County Fiscal Court has passed a resolution expressing its opposition as well. Tuesday night's vote was unanimous. 

"Someone mentioned earlier, back in the '50's, we were able to build an interstate highway system.  Now we can't even build one bridge that is of national significance; and certainly that ought to be a highest priority for our federal government,"  said Commissioner Jon Draud.

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Local News
2:22 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Zoo mourns loss of endangered rhino

Cincinnati Zoo

The most prolific Sumatran rhino in captivity has died.  Here's the Cincinnati Zoo's statement on the death of Ipuh:

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Local News
2:11 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Boehner talks about economy during visit to Butler County company

House Speaker John Boehner told about 60 Vinylmax employees the economy is limping along and could be doing a lot better.

House Speaker John Boehner says the sooner the government starts addressing its fiscal problems, the sooner the economy will begin to improve.  Boehner spoke with employees of Vinylmax, a window manufacturer in Hamilton, during a tour of the company's plant Monday. 

He says investors and business people around the country are looking for some certainty about what Washington is going to do.

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