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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Unsuccessful cochlear implant surgery can be painful and disappointing. Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center may have a new way to predict which patients should or shouldn't have the surgery.

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When The Art of the Brick opens next week at the Cincinnati Museum Center, visitors will be able to look and play.

A companion exhibit titled Brickopolis is an interactive gallery with kid-sized work tables and bins full of LEGO bricks for children and adults to make their own creations.

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The newest apartment complex at The Banks is now leasing.

"Radius at The Banks" features include high-end wood, granite, and stainless steel finishes, and an outdoor community space with a pool.

FC Cincinnati

The city's newest professional sports team is announcing its first big sponsors. Soccer team FC Cincinnati says UC Health is coming on board as presenting sponsor and Toyota will be the team's jersey sponsor.

Center on Reinventing Public Education

A report out Wednesday on the state of U.S. public schools finds performance is relatively flat. But the study from the University of Washington suggests Cincinnati's public and charter schools are making progress.

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More than 900 deer strikes were reported to law enforcement in Clermont and Hamilton counties last year, putting the two on the state's list of collision hotspots.


State Representative Denise Driehaus is officially launching her campaign for Hamilton County Commission. She's running to unseat incumbent commissioner, and commission president, Greg Hartmann.

Rainer Maiores

Cincinnati City Council has approved a paid parental leave program by a vote of 7-2. The two council members voting against the plan were Amy Murray and Kevin Flynn.

Rainer Maiores

Cincinnati City Council will likely vote Wednesday on a plan to offer paid parental leave.

In short, the plan includes allowing men and women to take two weeks of sick or vacation time followed by four weeks of paid leave at 70 percent of their base pay. They can then borrow against their sick or vacation time for the remaining 30 percent.

Dean Regas / Cincinnati Observatory

The Cincinnati Observatory is calling it "THE astronomical event of the year." Sunday, September 27 there will be a total lunar eclipse and a 'super moon,' the largest, closest full moon of the year, and the Harvest Moon.