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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2:11 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

More details about plan to fund Union Terminal repairs

Hamilton County Commissioners will vote Wednesday on a financing plan for repairing Union Terminal.

The plan lays out a public/private partnership and is contingent on voters approving Issue 8, a quarter cent sales tax increase, in November.

Museum Center CEO Doug McDonald says the public/private partnership option also means the project can get started faster and the Museum Center will be able to pay cash up front for the first few years rather than needing loans.

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Business
5:37 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

Kroger agrees to change chicken labeling

Cincinnati-based Kroger has agreed to change the label on some of its chicken products.

The move is part of an agreement to dismiss a lawsuit in a federal court in California.

Under the settlement Kroger is agreeing to remove the phrase "raised in a humane environment" from the labeling on its Simple Truth chicken packaging.

The proposed class action case was filed in 2014 by an individual consumer who contended that the "raised in a humane environment" claim was misleading.

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Hamilton County Commission
1:27 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

Proposed county budget calls for sales tax increase

Hamilton County Commissioners are considering the administration's proposed budget for next year.

Most notably, County administrator Christian Sigman's $210.7 million proposal calls for a quarter cent sales tax increase.

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Public Health
6:00 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Children's doctor worries pediatricians ordering too many CT scans

Credit Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

With increasing concerns about concussions, are pediatricians ordering too many CT scans? Some local researchers think the answer may be yes.

Cincinnati Children's emergency medicine physician Dr. Wendy Pomerantz and her team surveyed how pediatricians would treat various brain injury situations. She used three scenarios.

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Judge Tracie Hunter
4:38 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Hunter jury returns one verdict, will resume deliberations next week

Defendant Judge Tracie Hunter returns to the courtroom after a break earlier in the trial.
Credit Ann Thompson / WVXU

The jury in the trial of Judge Tracie Hunter has a verdict on one count but will come back next week to continue deliberations on the other counts.

Jurors returned a verdict Friday afternoon on count six: unlawful interest in a public contract. Judge Norbert Nadel sealed the decision and it will be read once the jury decides the other counts.

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