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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A woman suing the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County has reached a deal to end the suit. Attorneys for Rachel Dovel say she "has received insurance coverage for sex reassignment surgery." That coverage was previously excluded, leading to the lawsuit.

City of Cincinnati

Frugal but structurally balanced. That's how Cincinnati's City Manager is describing his proposed 2018-2019 budget.

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Cincinnati Public Schools is offering its top job to Laura Mitchell. The school board announced the decision Tuesday.

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Ohio's Attorney General issued a warning late last week about a new mixture of opiates causing overdoses. Mike DeWine says "gray death" is a mixture of fentanyl, heroin, and the synthetic drug U47700.

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It was a fitting ending as the Middletown Symphony Orchestra closed its final performance with 'Thanks for the Memories.'

The orchestra played its final concert May 7, after 75 years.

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The Newport Aquarium's 17,000 gallon stingray touchpool is ready for visitors. The million dollar attraction features two dozen stingrays of three species, and a 30 foot long tunnel for viewing the fish from below.

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The Miami University Symphony Orchestra opened its centennial season earlier this school year with what many consider to be one of the most important pieces in history, Beethoven's Eroica - Symphony No. 3. The orchestra closes the year Thursday night with something a bit more modern, and certainly unusual.

Arcade Variations is an original work celebrating video games.

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As work continues on the Union Terminal restoration, it's easy to see changes to the front facade. However, lots of work is happening inside and behind the structure as well.

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Mount St. Joseph President H. James Williams isn't wasting time in his new role. Williams launched "Transformation 2025" Friday during his formal inauguration.

The Pentagon is confirming an Army Ranger from Kettering has died while serving in Afghanistan. A fellow ranger from Bloomington, Indiana was also killed. The DoD describes the deaths "as a result of small arms fire while engaged in dismounted operations." The rangers were assigned to 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia.

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Originally published April 25, 2017 3:58 p.m.

It turns out 'they're not done yet.'

Interstate 71 will be closed again Sunday as crews make a second attempt at imploding what's left of the original Jeremiah Morrow Bridge.

Click here to watch last Sunday's implosion.

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A 26-year-old Dayton man is accused of planning to fly to Syria to join ISIS. The FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force arrested Laith Waleed Alebbini at the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport Wednesday afternoon.

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Taste of Cincinnati's annual awards list is out. Taste will be held May 27-29.

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Update: USL has updated its disciplinary report to clarify the reason fornthe suspension.

"Misconduct is for biting an opponent during the match on April 22, 2017," says the league.

Original post: FC Cincinnati's star forward will miss the entire month of May. The United Soccer League today handed down a six-game suspension to Djiby Fall for an incident in last Saturday's match.

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Cincinnati's Department of Community and Economic Development is out with its 2016 Annual Report. 

Director Oscar Bedolla says the city saw more than $440 million in total investment last year.

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