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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The director of Cincinnati's Parks says it needs $4 million annually to take care of deferred maintenance like trail work and repairs. Willie Carden says the city could reach $70 million  in deferred maintenance by 2025.

The deadline to submit applications for Cincinnati Public Schools' new online magnet school lottery is Sunday.

In August, the district announced it was suspending the camp-out system for a year in favor of a lottery.

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The Cincinnati Bengals are heading to jolly old England next year. The team will 'host' Washington at Wembley Stadium on Oct. 30, 2016.

If you're hitting the roads to visit family and friends for Thanksgiving, you won't be alone. Auto club AAA says nearly 46.9 million Americans plan to travel by car or plane during the long holiday weekend. And, the auto club says, nearly 2 million Ohioans will be among them.

The Metropolitan Sewer District is asking for an extension to meet new federal standards on a human waste incinerator.

MSD leaders and Cincinnati's Mayor traveled to Washington D.C. this week to discuss the issue with the U.S. EPA and members of Ohio's legislative delegation.

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The union representing Metro employees says it intends to take a no confidence vote in General Manager Dwight Ferrell. The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) and Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 627 are at odds over contract negotiations.

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The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 627 is encouraging members to attend Tuesday morning's Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) board meeting to speak out about the current contract situation.

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No trial date was set Monday during a pretrial hearing for former U.C. police officer Ray Tensing. Tensing is accused of murder in the shooting death of motorist Sam DuBose in July.

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The nation's oldest historically black private university is maintaining its accreditation. Wilberforce University has been fighting to keep its  status for more than year after a review found sub-par academic programs, severe cuts to faculty and staff, a $9.7 million deficit and low enrollment.

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The annual Krohn Holiday Show opens Saturday Nov. 13, complete with red and white poinsettias, amaryllis, trains, a Cincinnati landmarks constructed of gourds, sticks, leaves, etc.

The show runs through Jan. 3, 2015.