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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Cincinnati is preparing to host its fifth All-Star Game. While the Reds and Major League Baseball are in charge of all the official events, the city's organizing committee is making sure Cincinnati takes full advantage of being in the national spotlight.

Strategies to End Homelessness is celebrating some good news in Hamilton County's homeless numbers. The just released 2014 Community Data Report finds homelessness declined to levels not seen since 2010.

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A steering committee is working on ways to get all Cincinnati children into early education.  Preschool Promise supporters launched the committee Thursday as the next step in their quest for universal education for 3- and 4-year-olds.

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Third grade students from across Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky gathered in Washington Park Wednesday to dance, sing, and enjoy the arts. Here's a brief pictorial essay of the event.

The counting has begun in Kentucky following Tuesday's primary election.

There are four candidates vying to be the Republican gubernatorial candidate: Matt Bevin, James Comer, Hal Heiner, and Will Scott. On the Democratic ticket are Jack Conway and Geoffrey Young.

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U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch met with city, police and community leaders in Cincinnati Tuesday during the first stop on a multi-city tour discussing new and collaborative policing strategies.

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U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is expected in Cincinnati Tuesday. She's slated to meet with Cincinnati Police and others who were involved with the city's collaborative policing agreement, according to attorney Al Gerhardstein.

The deal worked out after the 2001 riots has been widely credited with improving police-community relations in Cincinnati and is being held up as a model following turmoil in Ferguson, Mo., Baltimore and other cities.

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Cincinnati Parks is gearing up for one if its biggest ribbon cuttings of the month at Smale Riverfront Park. Carol Ann's Carousel officially opens Saturday with a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. Afterward the celebration continues with cake, food vendors, street performers, and free carousel rides from 1- 7 p.m.

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Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is touring the commonwealth touting a top rating by Site Selection magazine. The award recognizes Kentucky as the top state for economic development projects per capita in 2014.

The developers behind a plan to turn a former paper plant in Hamilton into a multi-use sports facility say they're gaining momentum. Property Manager Frances Mennone says the list of community leaders and development partners backing the renovation plan at the former Champion Paper site is growing.

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