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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Business
12:00 pm
Fri January 16, 2015

P&G suing former employees

Credit Procter & Gamble / Provided

Procter and Gamble is suing four former employees for allegedly sharing trade secrets with a competitor.

In a statement, P&G says the former Gillette employees wrongly disclosed highly confidential information with Dallas-based ShaveLogic.

A spokesman says during a routine review of shaving patent applications, P&G discovered proprietary details among ShaveLogic's documents.

P&G argues ShaveLogic benefited from the employees breach of contract.  It's seeking an injunction to stop any further information leaks.

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Emery Theatre
2:10 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

Emery Theatre supporters sue University of Cincinnati

The Emery Theatre
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

The group trying to preserve Over-the-Rhine's Emery Theatre is suing the University of Cincinnati.

The Requiem Project wants to rehab the symphony hall and argues UC, which owns the property, misused grant funds meant for fixing the theater.

The 11 count lawsuit includes breach of contact, fraud and negligence allegations, and a request for a declaratory judgment in Requiem's favor.

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Hamilton County Commission
2:27 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

County optimistic about shared services talks

Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Hamilton County Commission President Greg Hartmann says talks with the city about shared services are going well and he's optimistic.

He says a public meeting is being scheduled between the board, the mayor and Cincinnati Council's Major Transportation and Regional Cooperation Committee "to discuss opportunities for sharing and collaborating on services where we can achieve cost savings and improve efficiencies."

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Public Safety
12:59 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Cincinnati crime numbers show encouraging trend

Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell talks about Cincinnati's crime statistics.
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Cincinnati is celebrating. The city and police say crime was down in 2014.

City Manager Harry Black credits targeted policing, the Cincinnati Initiative to Reduce Violence (CIRV) program, and strong community partnerships for the decreases.

In Cincinnati, from 2013 to 2014:

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Hamilton County Commission
5:00 am
Mon January 12, 2015

Hartmann to take over Hamilton County Commission presidency

Commissioner Greg Hartmann
Credit Sarah Ramsey / WVXU

Hamilton County Commissioners gather Monday for their annual organizational meeting.

Greg Hartmann is expected to take over as board president.

He says says jobs, public safety, and dealing with Metropolitan Sewer District issues top his plans for 2015.

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