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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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.

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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.

Conrad Thiede / Cincinnati Public Radio

The popular light and music show Lumenocity will be back for a fourth and final year. The twist this year is that the show is going indoors.

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Imagine it's 1971, you and some high school buddies record a couple songs. You sell the 45 to your friends, put it in a few jukeboxes in your hometown and... life just goes on. Then 45 years later, you get an unexpected email.

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Northern Kentucky hasn't had a road construction worker killed in a work zone since 2003; and the Kentucky Transportation Department would like to keep it that way.

Holly Yurchison / WVXU

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is holding a series of public forums as it looks to set a path for the next five years.

Ann Thompson / WVXU

Music Hall supporters filled Cincinnati's Council Chambers Monday to lobby for and against planned upgrades to the historic building. Ultimately the Cincinnati Historic Conservation Board approved a certificate of appropriateness allowing the project to go forward.

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