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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Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Cincinnati and Hamilton County both say they're ready for winter's snow and ice. The two combined have more than 50,000 tons of road salt on hand, and contracts in place to buy more if needed.

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The president of West Chester-based AK Steel is retiring. James Wainscott has been with the company since 1995 and was named Chief Executive Officer in 2003. A company release says he'll stay on as Chairman of the Board of Directors after his retirement January 1.

Roger Newport will take over as CEO. He first joined AK Steel in 1985. Kirk Reich will serve as President and Chief Operating Officer.

City of Cincinnati

Cincinnati is looking for public input on the next police chief. There's a survey on the city's website.

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Dubbed the world's largest display of LEGO art, The Art of the Brick opens Friday at the Cincinnati Museum Center. It features more than 100 pieces of art created entirely from LEGOs.

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It's been 20 years since the Aronoff Center opened its doors. Since then it's generated more than $365 million in economic impact, according to a UC Economics Center study released Wednesday.

Though controversial at the time, supporters today say the fight to build the performing arts venue has proven to be a good move.

Scott Kissell / Miami University

Thirty years ago, the movie Back to the Future Part II predicted that by October 21, 2015, we would be getting around on hover boards. Well, here we are, and while we now have Segways and the technology for self-driving cars, there are still no hover boards in children's closets.

Miami University's 2014 Kinetics Festival featured something close. Students created a saucer-shaped hovercraft that could hold up to 250 pounds. WVXU's Tana Weingartner spoke with Tim Cameron, Miami University professor and chair of mechanical and manufacturing engineering, about when we might actually see real hover boards.

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The Cincinnati Streetcar reached a milestone Friday as it nears completion. The final weld piecing two rails together was made Friday afternoon at the corner of Main St. and Second St.

Firefighters Remember Their Fallen

Oct 15, 2015
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Cincinnati Fire Chief Richard Braun surveyed the faces of those attending the 2015 Greater Cincinnati Firefighters Memorial Services Thursday. He spoke of honor and sacrifice.

"Unlike professional ball players who are applauded by thousands and are paid millions when they catch a pass or score a touchdown, firefighters run into burning buildings, save lives, don't make millions of dollars, and don't get applauded by thousands of people. They're just doing their job."

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This white van, equipped with high-tech equipment just spent three weeks mapping 940 miles of Cincinnati streets. The data it collected will help the city prioritize street resurfacing projects.

Boone, Campbell, and Kenton County residents can get rid of hazardous household items this weekend at a free event.