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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Hamilton County Commission
2:57 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Levy committee recommends no increase to Indigent Care, Family Services levies

The committee that reviews Hamilton County tax levies is recommending flat renewals for the Indigent Care and Family Services and Treatment levies.

The Tax Levy Review Committee (TLRC) recommends keeping the Indigent Care levy on a three-year renewal cycle rather than a five-year term.

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Public Safety
4:24 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Cincinnati's newest police officers sworn in

The Cincinnati Police Department's 103rd Recruit Class.
Tana Weingartner WVXU

Cincinnati has 19 new police officers. The department's first class of lateral transfer recruits in more than six years was sworn in today. The officers all came from other Ohio agencies but still had to go through the city's training process. Chief Jeffrey Blackwell calls today's graduation exciting.

The new officers will hit the ground running with their first duty assignment working the Cincinnati Reds game on Saturday. They'll be paired with field training officers on Sunday and begin working in their assigned districts.

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Entertainment
12:55 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Penguin gets first glance of herself on ArtWorks mural

Paula standing before a 25-foot tall version of herself.
Tana Weingartner WVXU

Paula the penguin took a trip outside the Newport Aquarium Thursday to check herself out. The African black-foot penguin seemed only mildly impressed by the 25 foot tall version of herself painted on the north exterior wall of the Aquarium. The artists and young artist apprentices working on the mural, however, enjoyed seeing how their work turned out.

ArtWorks Cincinnati is in the midst of producing a "Shark Wall" mural for Newport Aquarium as part of the aquarium’s 15-year anniversary. When complete it will feature a 35-foot long sand tiger shark along with other marine life.

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Entertainment
5:15 am
Thu July 3, 2014

It's a party for the USA

Participants in Northside's 2013 Fourth of July parade.
Credit Holly Yurchison / WVXU

With July 4 falling on a Friday this year, local communities are celebrating our nation's birthday all weekend long.

Fireworks displays, concerts, parades and festivals are planned across Greater Cincinnati.

The celebrations begin on Fountain Square Thursday night with a 10 o'clock fireworks show. More fireworks are planned in Washington Park on the 5th.

On Saturday, the Cincinnati Park Board is honoring veterans with a parade and festival at Sawyer Point.

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Business
12:05 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Grayson takes helm at NKY Chamber

New Chamber President Trey Grayson speaking with reporters on his first day on the job.
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Tuesday is Trey Grayson's first day on the job at the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.

The new president says he'll focus on what the chamber does best, advocating for local businesses and the region.

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