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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If you see "two suspiciously bright lights" in the sky Saturday night, don't be alarmed, you're seeing a very rare astronomical event.

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Ohio is trying to get a handle on opioid abuse. New numbers show overdose deaths are rising.
 

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The National Park Service is marking its centennial with a year-long celebration at parks across the country. Thursday, Aug. 25 is the 100th birthday of the NPS. In Cincinnati, the William Howard Taft National Historic Site is celebrating with reenactors and, of course, cake.

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Famed Cincinnati chef Jean-Robert de Cavel and Maître d’Hôtel Richard Brown are back with a new restaurant venture. The pair are opening Restaurant L in Great American Tower.

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The University of Cincinnati is telling students, staff and visitors to say goodbye to smoking on campus. The board of trustees Tuesday voted to ban all forms of tobacco on all campuses.

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WinterFest is returning to Kings Island in 2017 after a 12-year hiatus. The theme park says the annual holiday-themed event is one of its top most requested. This is Kings Island's second big announcement this summer. Last month it unveiled a new wooden roller coaster, also set to open in 2017, called "Mystic Timbers."

Cintas Corp. is announcing plans to buy G&K Services in a deal valued at approximately $2.2 billion. According to statements from both companies, Cintas will acquire all outstanding shares of G&K Services for $97.50 per share.

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It's been ten years since Marcus Fiesel was murdered by his foster parents. The three-year-old's death led to large scale changes at Butler County Children Services, and at the state level.

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The Cincinnati Symphony's fourth and final light and music show runs this weekend. "Lumenocity: Re-Imagine" is being held indoors this year because of construction at Music Hall.

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Cincinnati's chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) says it's filing a complaint against Delta Airlines. CAIR says it's filing the complaint with the U.S. Department of Transportation for religious profiling against a Muslim couple from West Chester.

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It's been ten years since a three-year-old boy from Butler County was murdered by his foster parents. Hundreds searched for Marcus Fiesel in August 2006, only to find out he'd been tied up, left in a hot closet for several days, and his remains then burned.

Butler County Children Services is planning a remembrance ceremony Friday morning.

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The speculation is over. Kings Island's newest attraction is a wooden roller coaster.

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Great Parks of Hamilton County will ask taxpayers to approve a $9.45 levy increase this fall.

The parks board approved a 1 mill replacement levy Tuesday afternoon.

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Nearly 200 years ago, a student at Cincinnati College wrote a letter to Thomas Jefferson asking about a particular Polish general from the Revolutionary War. Jefferson wrote back, and his response is being donated - along with that student's thesis - to the University of Cincinnati.

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