Tana Weingartner

Reporter / Digital Journalist

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, and a regional Murrow Award. She served on the Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters Board of Directors from 2007 - 2009.

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The University of Cincinnati is marking Veterans Day a few days early. An on campus ceremony is held each year honoring the school's student veterans.

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In an unexpected turn the Cincinnati Museum Center's Children's Museum is closing through Spring 2018. The museum says the annual Holiday Junction display will be open.

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The Newport Aquarium is finally getting something visitors have been asking for for years, an octopus.

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is rolling out his 12-point Recovery Ohio plan in Cincinnati. It's aimed at tackling the opioid epidemic, but it will have larger law enforcement benefits.

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After struggling with health problems for several months, the Cincinnati Zoo says Henry the Hippo has died.

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Just about the time most Halloween trick-or-treaters will be dumping their candy bags and checking their haul, lights will return to the Roebling Suspension Bridge.

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Ultraviolet light is nature's way of purifying lakes, rivers and coastal waterways. Researchers led by a Miami University professor are quantifying how climate change is negatively affecting nature's ability to do its job.

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Kentucky's governor is taking on critics of his plan to overhaul the state pension system.

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University of Cincinnati President Neville Pinto says he agonized over the decision to allow white supremacist Richard Spencer to speak on campus.

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Three orphaned manatee calves are settling in nicely to their new home at the Cincinnati Zoo. Pippen, Matthew and Miles arrived last week from SeaWorld Orlando where they'd been raised after being rescued from the wild.

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Miami University and the Myaamia (Miami) Nation are expanding their relationship.

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Two manatees are back in Florida and three new ones are now receiving care at the Cincinnati Zoo.

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Hamilton County Commissioners are considering a proposed 2018 general fund budget. County Administrator Jeff Aluotto says the spending plan is structurally balanced, but he's concerned about 2019.

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Update 6 p.m.: The University of Cincinnati is confirming it will allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak on campus.

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Driving past Union Terminal, you may have noticed the familiar red and white Art Deco clock face is missing. Don't fret, it's just out for restoration and will be back in place soon.

Members of Cincinnati's police union agreed Monday night to rejoin the refresh of Cincinnati's collabortative agreement.

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The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team defeated New Zealand 5-0 in front of 30,596 fans in Cincinnati Tuesday night. U.S. Soccer reports that's the largest crowd ever in Ohio to attend a Women's National Team match.

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Some 30,000 people are expected at Nippert Stadium Tuesday night to watch U.S. Women's National Soccer Team (USWNT) take on the 'Football Ferns' of New Zealand.

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With fall on the way, monarch butterflies are beginning their annual migration south to the mountains of Mexico. Just as scientists are beginning to understand how the butterfly knows to make a 3,000 mile journey it's never made before, that migration is under threat from loss of habitat.

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Oktoberfest Zinzinnati is this weekend, but a group of Cincinnati musicians who specialize in playing German hunting horns are in Munich to participate in the real deal.

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Cincinnati and Hamilton County are rolling out another quick response team (QRT) to help deal with the region's heroin epidemic. The teams respond to overdose situations to connect victims with addiction treatment services.

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Clermont County Commissioners meet again Tuesday night to discuss a proposed lodging tax. They'll hear a presentation from the Clermont County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

A Cincinnati man is facing 20 to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to trafficking heroin laced with carfentanil. Phillip Watkins was charged with selling tainted heroin and attempting to murder a witness he thought was going to testify against him.

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A study involving more than 50,000 women could lead to new ways to prevent the leading cause of death worldwide for children under five years old.

Normally, the worst damage from a hurricane comes in the "eyewall" area to the front right of the eye. But Irma is so big and powerful that the damage zone could be extensive regardless of exactly where its center tracks. The hurricane force winds extend outward up to 50 miles from the center of the storm. It's already killed at least nine people and left Barbuda almost uninhabitable

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Police officers from around Cincinnati are preparing to open their homes to the families of officers affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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Online retail giant Amazon is planning a fulfillment center in Monroe that's expected to create 1,000 jobs if the deal moves forward.

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There's just no stopping the phenomenon that is Fiona the baby hippo. The Fiona Show debuts on Facebook's new Watch platform Tuesday around noon.

Ohio Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

Medical professionals who help people dealing with chronic pain are gathering in Cincinnati this weekend. It will be the first meeting of the Ohio Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.

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