Tana Weingartner

Reporter / Digital News Editor

Tana Weingartner earned a bachelor's degree in communication from the University of Cincinnati and a master's degree in mass communication from Miami University. Most recently, she served as news and public affairs producer with WMUB-FM. Ms. Weingartner has earned numerous awards for her reporting, including several Best Reporter awards from the Associated Press and the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists. She served on the Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters Board of Directors from 2007 - 2009.

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A hand-cuffed Ray Tensing appeared in a Hamilton County Common Pleas courtroom Thursday morning and entered a not guilty plea to a charge of murder and was slapped by the judge with a $1 million bond.

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 A Hamilton County grand jury has indicted a University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing for murder in the shooting death of Samuel DuBose in a July 19 traffic stop.

The shooting was, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters said, the most “asinine” and “senseless” act he has ever seen a police officer commit.

“I’ve been doing this for over 30 years,’’ Deters said in a press conference early Wednesday afternoon at his office. “It was the purposeful killing of a person. That’s what makes it murder.”

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Update: 1:29 p.m. Arena officials aren't saying how much the project could cost, nor are they laying out a timeline. Nederlander Entertainment CEO Ray Harris says funding talks are underway with Cincinnati,  Hamilton County, and the Port Authority. "It's obviously got to be a private/public partnership and we're trying to figure that out with them," he says.

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It started innocently enough. I was looking up directions online when there it was on the screen, "Ohio's Lucky Cat Museum."

Ohio has a Lucky Cat Museum?

Immediately I knew it would be a purrfect summer story and that I must visit right meow.

  A group that wants to preserve the Cincinnati buildings where James Brown and other musicians recorded snagged a victory Monday. The city's Historic Conservation Board sided with supporters by approving the first step toward giving the King Records buildings in Evanston a historic designation.

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Former state representative and Butler County Commissioner Michael Fox is out of federal prison. He is finishing his four-year sentence in home confinement. His final release date is scheduled for December 15.

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Cincinnati's Metropolitan Sewer District director Tony Parrott is taking a new job in Kentucky. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, Tuesday, announced Parrott as the new executive director of Louisville’s Metropolitan Sewer District.

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It's something Ohioans just know. Cincinnatians do not like Cleveland, and Clevelanders do not like Cincinnati. How could two major cities in the same state -- a state once known as the heart of it all – have so little love for each other? WVXU's Tana Weingartner teamed up with Kabir Bhatia at WKSU in Kent to seek out an answer for Ohio Public Radio.

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U.S. District Court Judge David Bunning in Covington, Kentucky says he will rule no earlier than the week of August 11, 2015 in a case involving whether Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite her religious beliefs.

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The Cincinnati Reds are calling the 2015 All-Star Game a big success, and they say they have the numbers to prove it. The team compiled a long list of statistics ranging from the number of people who voted for their favorite players to how much data fans used on their mobile devices.

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