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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Budget airline Frontier is adding flights to New York La Guardia, Minneapolis/St. Paul, and San Diego from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.

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If you've been wondering about the white facing going up along the Union Terminal facade, we have an answer for you.

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Not long after discovering one of its hippos was pregnant, the Cincinnati Zoo says 17-year-old Bibi has given birth six weeks early.

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The Newport Aquarium's newest exhibit is Stingray Hideaway,  which features two dozen stingrays of various species. The 17,000 gallon tank will include places to touch the animals and a 30-foot long tunnel with 360 degree underwater views.

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Two faith communities are ready to shelter immigrants and others under threat of deportation. Some 20 others are in the process of joining them or will serve as supporters.

The Clifton Mosque and Christ Church Cathedral say they are prepared to house anyone who is facing what they're calling "unjust deportations" such as those who would be sent back to war zones.

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The Hamilton County Prosecutor won't be at the helm for the upcoming retrial of former UC police officer Ray Tensing. Prosecutor Joe Deters is assigning Chief Assistant Prosecutors Seth Tieger and Stacey DeGraffenreid.

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Cincinnati native Rose Lavelle is the National Women's Soccer League's number one draft pick for 2017.

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Update 01/12/17: Rose Lavelle is the 2017 NWSL top draft pick. Read more here.

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Judge Marilyn Zayas was sworn in Monday morning to the First District Court of Appeals. She is the first Latina elected as a judge in Ohio.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

(This audio report was broadcast on July 6, 2016.)

Presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump was greeted by loud cheers and applause Wednesday night in Sharonville. He campaigned alongside former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who's considered to be a possible vice presidential candidate.

Following up on this week's announcement Hillary Clinton won't face charges related to the personal email server she used as Secretary of State, Trump repeatedly called his democratic opponent a liar.

Southwest Airlines

Low-cost airline Southwest is landing in Cincinnati. The carrier says it will begin flying from CVG to Chicago and Baltimore June 4.

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Cincinnati police are looking into an incident involving a hate symbol painted on a sign at a local Jewish seminary.

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The Union Terminal restoration project is missing out on another round of state historic tax credits. Ohio handed out awards Tuesday to 18 projects, including eight in Southwest Ohio, but the Cincinnati Museum Center isn't on the list.

The man behind the Heimlich maneuver has died. The family of Dr. Henry Heimlich says he died Saturday at age 96.

University of Cincinnati

Neville Pinto has been officially tapped to replace Santa Ono as the University of Cincinnati's top leader. Pinto will take over as president in February. Pinto is currently interim president at the University of Louisville.

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