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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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.

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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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Cincinnati is holding a national competition to get design ideas for building decks over Fort Washington Way to connect the Central Business District to the Banks.

Possibilities range from adding green space to business, retail or entertainment space.

The competition is called "Connect the Blocks." The city wants design, architectural and engineering experts to create concepts and cost estimates.

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The Cincinnati Art Museum is renovating and restoring the Art Academy on the building's west side. The first phase of the $18.4 million project should be complete early next year.

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Hamilton County's Administrator today presented Commissioners three possible budgets for next year but it sounds like they'll be choosing Option number four.

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Hamilton County Commissioners are expected to discuss the 2013 general fund budget Monday morning.

University of Cincinnati

After this weekend's Homecoming festivities are over, the University of Cincinnati plans to focus on finding its next president.

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Drivers don't often get excited about road construction but some in the Eastgate area may like this project.

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Organizers are calling the economic impact of this summer's World Choir Games, "staggering."

MidPoint Music Festival kicks off Thursday night in Washington Park.

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More than 70 Fulbright scholars from Afghanistan are in Oxford to learn and develop business solutions. The goal is create social change when they return home.

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The U.S. Navy is naming its newest research vessel after the late astronaut Neil Armstrong. The R/V Neil Armstrong is the first Armstrong-class Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research (AGOR) ship.

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati

Fifth Street closes Friday night at 6pm to make way for Oktoberfest Zinzinnati.

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The Cincinnati Hispanic Chamber is launching an initiative to connect bilingual and multilingual people from around the region with companies or others that need their expertise.

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