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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Transportation
4:13 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Update: SB 75 now reopened. Southbound I-75 detours

Credit Provided / Cincinnati Police

(A larger version of the map can be found here, or below.)

Following the incident ODOT announces the following closures and traffic detours around the bridge scene:

Southbound I-75 south of Mitchell Avenue is closed at I-74.

Ramp from eastbound I-75 to southbound I-75 is also closed

Motorists are instructed to take the following detours:

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Development
4:00 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Former Champion paper could be home to new champions

Developers are a step closer to turning a former manufacturing facility in Hamilton into a multi-use sports complex.

A pair of feasibility studies suggests the former Champion Paper site could be converted into a successful indoor and outdoor sports facility focusing on court and turf sports like soccer, lacrosse, volleyball and basketball.

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Martin Luther King, Jr.
3:13 pm
Mon January 19, 2015

Annual MLK, Jr. Coalition celebration marks 40th year

Freedom Rider TK
Tana Weingartner WVXU

Hundreds marched through the streets of Cincinnati Monday celebrating the life and memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. The march culminated with theĀ  MLK, Jr. Coalition's 40th annual program at Music Hall.

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Martin Luther King, Jr.
4:16 am
Mon January 19, 2015

MLK Coalition marks 40th annual celebration

File photo of the 2013 Martin Luther King, Jr. march in Cincinnati.
Credit Michael Keating

A breakfast and prayer service start off Monday's Martin Luther King, Jr Day events. The celebration culminates with a program at Music Hall.

MLK Coalition President Jay Payne says there won't be a keynote speaker this year.

"We have three youth group presenters who are presenting in a more spoken word and theater tradition," says Payne.

Payne says that theme is Continuing King's legacy. The 40th annual civil rights march begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Freedom Center. It continues on to Fountain Square and to the annual celebration at Music Hall at noon.

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Business
2:23 pm
Fri January 16, 2015

Orchids at Palm Court earns five diamonds

Orchids at Palm Court
Tana Weingartner WVXU

The Orchids at Palm Court in Cincinnati's Hilton Hotel has earned AAA's highest award. It's now Ohio's only five diamond restaurant.

Executive Chef Todd Kelly says he was determined to do all he could to earn the lofty designation.

"Every chef, as they're growing up, dreams of awards and accolades like this," says Kelly.

To earn the rating, Kelly says he and the staff had to make some changes to their menu and how they operate.

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