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

The latest architectural drawings are in for the Union Terminal restoration and the project remains on schedule and on budget. That's the latest from the task force overseeing the work.

Cincinnati Fire Fighters Union Local 48

Cincinnati Firefighter Jordan Pieniazek is being remembered as a good firefighter and a great family man. The off-duty firefighter was struck and killed by a car while riding his motorcycle to work Sunday morning.

Provided / Wright State University

Wright State University President David R. Hopkins will retire at the end of the next school year. Hopkins announced Monday that he'll step down from the top post when his contract expires June 30, 2017.

Mark Heyne / WVXU News

Beginning April 29, the ramp from State Route 562, the Norwood Lateral, to southbound I-75 will close. It's part of a highway widening project. The closure is expected to last 28 days.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

James Austin Hancock was back in a Butler County juvenile courtroom Thursday. The 15-year-old pleaded guilty to four counts of attempted murder and one count of inducing panic following a Feb. 29 shooting at Madison Jr/Sr High School.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Cincinnati City Council has approved a living wage ordinance that means wage increases for city workers. It increases the rate to $15 per hour for full-time employees and $10.10 per hour for part-time workers and contract employees such as Rumpke recycling collectors.

Taste of Cincinnati is back this year with longer hours. The annual Memorial Day food festival will run 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday.

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For eight summers beginning in 1934, a series of 20 women toured the U.S. and Canada in a Model T Ford known as the Silver Streak. They were heralded everywhere they went, even meeting Henry Ford. A new exhibit at the Model T Museum in Richmond, Indiana remembers the women known as the Gypsy Coeds, and features the car that made it all possible.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Cincinnati Public Schools is rolling out new focus areas for seven of its neighborhood schools in the 2016-2017 school year.

The curriculum adjustments are part of the district's Vision 2020 plan.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Ohio doesn't fair well in the latest air quality report from the American Lung Association. The annual State of the Air study says ozone and particle levels in the Buckeye State make the air unhealthy to breathe.

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