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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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed May 21, 2014

The Banks Phase II Now Underway

Phase IIA of The Banks Project is officially underway
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Click It or Ticket
2:22 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Police stepping up seat belt enforcement

Ohio and Kentucky police held the kickoff event for Click It or Ticket Monday morning.
Mark Heyne WVXU News

With this shaping up to be a busy Memorial Day weekend for travelers, police in Ohio and Kentucky are launching the annual Click It or Ticket enforcement campaign.  The federally funded program, running through June 1, is designed to increase seat belt use.  Public safety officials say there have been some improvements, but there's still lots of work to do.

Ohio's 990 traffic fatalities last year was the lowest number ever recorded by the state. Still, that figure doesn't satisfy the Director of Ohio's Department of Public Safety, John Born.

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P&G distribution center
11:41 am
Thu May 15, 2014

P&G building distribution center in Montgomery County

An $89 million Procter & Gamble facility that will be built near Dayton will lead to hundreds of new jobs.  JobsOhio President John Minor says the Cincinnati-based consumer products company is establishing a distribution center in the city of Union to serve its Midwest customers.  He says Ohio was in competition for the center with several other locations in the U.S.  

Company officials say the facility will be operating in 2015.  

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Selling to the New 50+ Market

Baby Boomer generation changing the way companies reach the over-50 market.

  By the year 2015, those aged 50 and older will represent 45% of the U.S. population, and this baby boom generation, more than 78 million strong., has an annual income in excess of $2.3 trillion. Joining us to discuss how companies can reach these consumers, and tap into the growing buying power of an aging baby boom generation, are Caroline Pratt, VP of Manufacturer Practice with dunnhumbyUSA, and Scott Collins, president and CEO of Link-age.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Products, Services for the 50+ Market

Live Well Collaborative researches and designs products and services to meet the demans of the huge market of consumers over the age of 50.

  The youngest members of the baby boom generation are turning 50, yet they are more active, more youthful, then previous generations that have crossed that milestone. The Live Well Collaborative is a non-profit founded in 2007 by the University of Cincinnati and Procter and Gamble to specialize in research and development of products and services for this large and growing 50-plus market.

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