Tana Weingartner

Reporter

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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Sports Award entry
1:48 pm
Wed January 28, 2015

Cincinnati Saints make downtown debut

Saints players practice on their home field, under the lights of Downtown.
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Cincinnati Edition - June 6, 2014

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Transportation
10:10 am
Wed January 28, 2015

I-75 Hopple interchange work will require partial closures

Construction continues on the I-75 / Hopple St. interchange continues overnight beginning Wednesday evening. Here are the details from the Ohio Department of Transportation.

Work at the I-75/Hopple interchange will require the following closures this week:

·         Various lane closures on Marshall Avenue and side streets from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

·         Single left lane closure on southbound I-75 from 7 p.m. to midnight Wednesday, Jan. 28.  

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Judge Tracie Hunter
3:16 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

How much is too much to spend prosecuting Hunter case?

Hamilton County's budget office reports the county has spent roughly $460,000 prosecuting suspended juvenile court judge Tracie Hunter.

When including what the county spent in other Hunter-related court cases, the county says it spent more than $1.4 million in 2013 and 2014.

The Reverend Damon Lynch III and others Wednesday asked Commissioners to halt Hunter's retrial. The commissioners pay the bills, but have no say in whether or not the prosecution goes forward.

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Transportation
4:23 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Collapse could cause more than traffic problems, economy could also be affected

In terms of goods and raw materials, an amount equal to three percent of the nation's Gross Domestic Product crosses through this stretch of I-75 each year.
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Commuters aren't the only ones trying to find new routes following Monday night's overpass collapse on southbound I-75 at Hopple Street. Truck drivers hauling goods and manufacturing products have to divert around town.

Ohio, Kentucky Indiana Regional Council of Governments' CEO Mark Policinski says the predicted multi-day road closure could have economic implications.

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Cincinnati Council
4:14 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Cincy Council considering 3 proposals for dangerous dogs

A Cincinnati Council committee could vote in two weeks on a plan to punish people who do not control their dangerous or vicious dogs.

The debate centers on whether the plan includes criminal penalties in addition to fines.

Council Member Yvette Simpson and others said the target needs to be drug dealers who train dogs to be vicious to protect their operations.

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