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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What usually takes several hours is now being done in about 15 minutes. Cincinnati Police are using drones to diagram and reconstruct accident scenes to speed up traffic investigations.

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Cincinnati is among one of the first stops for a new exhibit on China's famed terracotta soldiers. Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China features 120 objects telling the story of northwest China's nomads.

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Gorillas at the Cincinnati Zoo will begin exploring their new indoor habitat in the next few days. The $12 million facility took two years to build and features 4,350 square feet of living space with 50 linear feet of viewing glass.

Activist investor Nelson Peltz has won a spot on Procter & Gamble's board, according to a source. At least three media outlets are reporting Wednesday afternoon that Peltz has a 43,000 vote victory after a recount. P&G can still challenge the results.

Dayton Dynamo FC

Dayton Dynamo FC, Dayton's semi-professional soccer team, is preparing to make the jump to the professional leagues with the announcement of a new majority owner.

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Cincinnati's soccer club will pay for its own stadium in a bid to win a Major League Soccer Franchise. FC Cincinnati General Manager Jeff Berding says the team will pay for a $200 million facility if the county help pays for infrastructure around a stadium.

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There's a new website aimed at collecting personal stories and telling the history of the region's African American community.

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The University of Cincinnati is marking Veterans Day a few days early. An on campus ceremony is held each year honoring the school's student veterans.

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In an unexpected turn the Cincinnati Museum Center's Children's Museum is closing through Spring 2018. The museum says the annual Holiday Junction display will be open.

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The Newport Aquarium is finally getting something visitors have been asking for for years, an octopus.

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is rolling out his 12-point Recovery Ohio plan in Cincinnati. It's aimed at tackling the opioid epidemic, but it will have larger law enforcement benefits.

Erica J. Hill / Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

After struggling with health problems for several months, the Cincinnati Zoo says Henry the Hippo has died.

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Just about the time most Halloween trick-or-treaters will be dumping their candy bags and checking their haul, lights will return to the Roebling Suspension Bridge.

Andrew Tucker / Miami University

Ultraviolet light is nature's way of purifying lakes, rivers and coastal waterways. Researchers led by a Miami University professor are quantifying how climate change is negatively affecting nature's ability to do its job.

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Kentucky's governor is taking on critics of his plan to overhaul the state pension system.

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