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

Once he decided to write a movie about harness racing, Emilio Estevez says he knew Ohio would be the perfect setting.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

The popular PBS/WGBS program Antiques Roadshow is announcing the air dates for several programs filmed in Cincinnati earlier this year.

The three Cincinnati Roadshow episodes will air as follows:


Hour 1: April 1, 2013, at 8pm
Hour 2: April 8, 2013, at 8pm
Hour 3: April 15, 2013, at 8pm

CET and ThinkTV16 will carry all three episodes at the schedule dates and times.

Following up on the first of several public budget hearings, Hamilton County Commission President Greg Hartmann says he doesn't foresee wage increases for county workers.

"In our administrator's recommended budget there is discussion about giving raises to employees. As much as I would like to sit here today and say we can do that, I don't think it's consistent with where we are as a county and where this budget is," he says.

Jeff Sabo / Miami University

The final steel beam on Miami University's new student center is now in place. The support was placed yesterday during a special "topping out" ceremony.

Following tradition, the beam was painted white and signed by key contributors as well as university officials and anyone who came by before the ceremony.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Hollywood is coming back to Cincinnati.

Emilio Estevez will be in town tomorrow to announce details of his latest movie, set to film here early next year.

For now all producers are saying is that it will be a family-friendly sports movie.

Estevez is the son of Dayton-native Martin Sheen.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Hamilton County Commissioners held their first public budget hearing last night but the refrain was nothing new.

University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati has a new president. Trustees this morning named Interim President Santa Ono the 28th president of UC.

Michael Keating

Efforts to turn the Purple People Bridge into a unique tourist attraction are moving forward.

Cincinnati Zoo

The Cincinnati Zoo's newest addition, a baby female giraffe, now has a name.

4-H.org

Master gardening classes and 4-H could soon be a thing of the past in Hamilton County. The Ohio State University Extension office which runs the programs says it can't find new funding and will shut down at the end of the year.

Hamilton County Juvenile Court

Citing a conflict of interest, Hamilton County Commissioners are hiring an outside attorney to represent the county and a juvenile court employee.

Dayton.va.gov

Two Ohio sites are now National Historic Landmarks. The sites in Dayton and Akron were added Wednesday along with 25 others.

Ohio Governor John Kasich has said he wants Ohio's public universities to do more to capitalize on the results of their research work. That's something Miami University started several years ago on their own and other schools are getting on board too.

The Technology Transfer and Commercialization Task Force is recommending expanding college entrepreneurial programs; fostering stronger links between research universities and the business sector; and eliminating intellectual property barriers that can deter universities and and companies from partnering.

Hamilton County Commissioners are still looking for ways to balance the 2013 budget without raising taxes.

WVXU

If you live in Hamilton County you only have a few weeks left to get rid of unwanted electronics through the county’s free recycling program.

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