Tana Weingartner

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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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Hamilton County Sheriff
4:51 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Twenty arrested during sex offender compliance sweep

Deputies layout 15 guns collected from one sex offender's home.
Tana Weingartner WVXU

Law enforcement have been doing some "spring cleaning," checking up on Hamilton County's 1,350 registered sex offenders.

Sheriff Jim Neil says officers checked 1,114 addresses last week.

The large-scale, multi-agency operation is the first of its kind in the county since the Adam Walsh law went into effect in 2006.Ā 

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Cincinnati Casino
10:42 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Prosecutor putting casino cheaters on notice

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It may look like slight-of-hand but the charges being leveled against five casino-goers aren't so slight. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters is indicting five people for casino gaming offenses.

The alleged thieves are accused of stealing $50-$500 worth of chips. In Ohio, casino gaming offenses are felonies. If convicted on all charges, each defendant faces up to two years in prison.

Deters says the five were working individually. While the amounts stolen aren't very high, Deters says Tuesday's high-profile indictments are about sending a message to would-be cheaters.

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Memorial Day
12:17 pm
Mon May 27, 2013

Marking Memorial Day 2013

Those attending the ceremony place small American and POW-MIA flags at the base of the Vietnam Memorial in Eden Park
Tana Weingartner WVXU

Each Memorial Day, Vietnam Veterans of American Chapter #10 hosts a ceremony at the Vietnam Memorial in Eden Park.

This year's guest speaker was retired Brigadier General Charles O. Dillard, MD who served two years in the United States Air Force and 20 years in the Ohio and Indiana National Guard.

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Memorial Day
3:04 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Memorial wall has unique way of honoring veterans

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Just in time for Memorial Day, the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton is dedicating a wall of honor recognizing veterans and others who serve and have served our country.

The Legacy Data Plate Wall of Honor memorializes veterans and others with a military connection. Each memorial plaque is designed to resemble data plates on military aircraft but instead of model and serial numbers, there are loving remembrances.

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Cincinnati Streetcar
5:11 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Two county commissioners ask OKI to pull streetcar funding

Hamilton County Commissioners Chris Monzel and Greg Hartmann are calling on the Ohio Kentucky Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) to pull promised dollars from the Cincinnati Streetcar project.

In a letter, the pair say that because of "significant cost overruns" they believe OKI's $4 million could be better spent elsewhere. They also request alternative options for the money's use be brought before the OKI executive council.

They write:

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