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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Former astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn is in the hospital and undergoing treatment. No details are being given about his condition or possible illness.

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The next time snow falls, it will be a lot easier to see which roads have been plowed and which you should avoid. Cincinnati's new CincyInsights website is up and running. It provides up-to-date information on snow plowing, heroin hot spots, pot holes and more.

Miami University

Miami University's football team is heading to its first bowl game since 2010. The RedHawks take on Mississippi State Dec. 26 at the St. Petersburg Bowl in Florida.

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Renovations at Cincinnati's Memorial Hall are complete. The historic concert and event hall underwent an $11 million update including new flooring, expanded theater and catering spaces, technology upgrades, and the addition of a modern air conditioning system.

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The Northern Kentucky Health Department is in the final approval stage for a planned needle exchange .

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Major League Soccer's top official is praising Cincinnati and its newest sports team FC Cincinnati.

Pool

Update 11/29/16: The case has been reassigned to Judge Leslie Ghiz. Judge Tom Heekin recused himself Tuesday morning. The case was then randomly assigned to Judge Beth Myers who also recused herself. She is slated to move to the appellate court in February 2017.

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Great Parks of Hamilton County says it's reached a settlement with Sunoco Pipeline. An oil line ruptured in March 2014 releasing thousands of gallons of oil into the Oak Glen Nature Preserve.

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Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters will not only re-try the murder case against former University of Cincinnati Police officer Ray Tensing, but he will ask the judge for a change of venue.

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Interim UC President Beverly Davenport is leaving to become Chancellor at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

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Seven endangered tortoises smuggled into the U.S. from Malaysia are now on exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo.

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The Cincinnati Ballet is taking its popular production of The Nutcracker on the road. The company was selected to present seven performances this weekend at Washington D.C.'s famous Kennedy Center.

Kristian Pickering / Kentucky Division of Forestry

Campbell County is joining more than 80 Kentucky counties banning outdoor burning. The move is in response to a drought and wildfires burning in seven eastern Kentucky counties.

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The jury in the Ray Tensing murder trial has not been able to reach a verdict. The judge accepted their statement and declared a mistrial. The former University of Cincinnati police officer was charged with murder and voluntary manslaughter for the 2015 shooting death of Sam DuBose during a traffic stop.

Pool

The jury in the Ray Tensing murder trial will continue deliberations at 8 o'clock Friday morning.

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