Tana Weingartner

Reporter / Digital Journalist

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, and a regional Murrow Award. She served on the Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters Board of Directors from 2007 - 2009.

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Hamilton County commissioners and Cincinnati Council's Budget and Finance Committee Monday selected the Cincinnati Symphony (CSO) and Music and Event Management, Inc. (MEMI) as its choice to develop a music venue at The Banks.

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A Cincinnati man is suing the city's police department for suppressing DNA evidence that proved his innocence, keeping him in jail on murder charges when he could have been free.

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The Union Terminal restoration is nearing its Fall 2018 completion date, but visitors shouldn't expect a fully reopened Cincinnati Museum Center come November.

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Thomas More College is naming Kathleen Jagger as acting president. She takes over for David Armstrong who is leaving to take the helm at a school in Florida.

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The Tri-State has a new tool to help pets and their owners during a disaster.

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The Cincinnati Zoo is preparing to take visitors to Australia and expand its elephant yard. The zoo announced the multi-million dollar expansion project Thursday morning, complete with a visit from Rocko the wallaby, a native Australian marsupial.

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A new treatment for a rare but aggressive brain cancer like the kind John McCain is fighting is showing positive results.

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rich Cordray brought his campaign to Cincinnati and Springfield Monday. In Hamilton County, he met with healthcare professionals and largely focused on reducing infant mortality.

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A new website enables Butler County residents to track overdose trends from 2013 to 2017.

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After months of political wrangling to get a stadium plan in place, Major League Soccer (MLS) is finally saying those sweet words fans have been waiting for: you're in.

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Every Memorial Day, the members of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 10 gather at the Vietnam War Memorial - their memorial - in Eden Park. The program varies from year to year, but the message is always the same: to remember.


The Cincinnati Public Schools Board of Education is selecting Ozie Davis III to fill an open spot on the board.

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Thomas More President David Armstrong is leaving the college to take the top job at a school in Miami, Florida. Armstrong takes over at St. Thomas University August 1.

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The Cincinnati Public Schools board is identifying the seven candidates seeking to fill an open position. They range from community leaders to business-people and former educators.


Emma and Liam continued their reign as popular baby names in 2017. The two top the list of most popular names given to babies born in Ohio last year, according to the Social Security Administration.


The Cincinnati chapter of Easterseals is expanding its Prosperity for All program after a two-year pilot showed positive results.

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A newer prostate cancer screening method is outperforming standard prostate biopsies, according to a study from the University of Cincinnati.

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It's one of the most well-known World War II aircraft -- an icon really -- and beginning this week, visitors can see her up close and personal. The B-17F Memphis Belle exhibit opens Thursday, May 17, at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.

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After 18 years of uncovering, cleaning, studying and preserving, a rare dinosaur skeleton is ready to be seen by the public for the first time. The Cincinnati Museum Center's newest exhibit, a Galeamopus, is one of just three to ever be found.

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Some UC students and faculty are in Venice, Italy, this week installing their own architectural piece alongside the 16th International Architecture Exhibition.

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You can now use your smartphone to check out that local hiking trail before you set out. Images of trails throughout 16 Hamilton County parks were captured in spring and summer last year and are now available on Google Maps.

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Hamilton County commissioners and the Bengals have a deal in place to cover some of what the county contractually owes the team. Commissioners approved a memorandum of understanding Wednesday delaying a $2.67 million game day operations payment that was due in 2018.

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The University of Cincinnati's board of trustees voted Tuesday morning to rescind an honorary doctorate awarded to comedian Bill Cosby in 2001.

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The United Way of Greater Cincinnati is selecting a Wisconsin non-profit leader to be its next president and CEO.

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The University of Cincinnati's board of trustees votes Tuesday on whether to rescind an honorary degree award to Bill Cosby. The honor was bestowed in 2001 when Cosby served as the commencement speaker.

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The Cincinnati Museum Center's Children's Museum is alive again with the sound of little voices. It reopened Friday morning after closing in November as part of the Union Terminal restoration.

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The latest military vessel to bear Cincinnati's name is being christened Saturday morning in Mobile, Ala.

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The Joint Banks Steering Committee is recommending the Cincinnati Symphony (CSO) and Music and Event Management, Inc. (MEMI) develop a music venue at The Banks. The recommendation next goes to Hamilton County commissioners and Cincinnati City Council.

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Someone cut down a bunch of trees a few months ago at the north and southbound rest areas along I-71 near the Jeremiah Morrow Bridge. The remains lay scattered where they fell. Why were they taken down and why are they still there?

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May 1 is May Day, marked around the world with marches and protests for the rights of the working class.