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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The ramp to Third St. from southbound I-71 is closed and will remain so for about a year as work continues on rebuilding the I-71 bridge decks over Eggleston Ave, Cutter/Butler roads, and I-471.

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"Economic rights are civil rights."  That was the theme of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray's address Tuesday to the NAACP national convention in Cincinnati.

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More than 35,000 fans packed Nippert Stadium Saturday night to watch FC Cincinnati face Crystal Palace FC in an exhibition match. That's right, a sellout crowd watching a soccer game that essentially meant nothing. And while they weren't playing for a trophy or a championship, the feeling was electric.

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Fences and scaffolding are going up outside and inside the Cincinnati Museum Center as construction has officially begun on the Union Terminal restoration.

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Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump is breaking with tradition and has declined an invitation to speak at the NAACP convention in Cincinnati next week. 

Cincinnati Zoo / Provided

If you're seeing a lot more people than usual walking around outdoors staring at their smartphones, it's a good bet they're playing the new augmented-reality game, Pokémon Go.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

Kentucky's Transportation Cabinet is preparing to submit its application for another deadline extension on meeting the federal Real ID act. Without an extension or change to state law, beginning Jan. 22, 2018, Kentuckians won't be able to use just their driver's licenses as identification when flying domestically.

Extra Cincinnati police officers will be on hand for a planned protest rally Sunday following the shooting at a peaceful protest in Dallas Thursday night that left five police officers dead.

City of Cincinnati

A 353-page report on the investigation into the fire that led to the death of a Cincinnati firefighter confirms the death was accidental, and lays out a list of recommendations to try to ensure something like this doesn't happen again.

A $55,000 payment from the City of Cincinnati to a Metropolitan Sewer District subcontractor last year is causing turmoil at City Hall.

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The Ohio Development Services Agency handed out $27.8 million in historic preservation tax credits Wednesday, but a major Cincinnati project – Union Terminal – was not on the list.

The Union Terminal restoration project had applied for $3.25 million worth of state tax credits.

Duke Energy says it's extending its timeline for considering a new gas pipeline that could run through parts of suburban Hamilton County.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

The Frisch's Big Boy is getting an updated look. The restaurant chain is debuting the new look for the local Big Boy this week ahead of a full marketing campaign to begin next week.

Our news partners at WCPO are reporting Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump will hold a fundraising event in Cincinnati on July 6. A location is not included on the invitation sent out by the Republican National Committee.

Jeff Sabo / Miami University

Miami University honored outgoing president David Hodge Friday. During its regular meeting Friday morning the board of trustees recognized Hodge for his ten years of service. He's retiring at the end of the month.

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