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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Soccer club FC Cincinnati broke ground Wednesday on its new training complex in Clermont County, simultaneously announcing Mercy Health is paying for the facility's naming rights.

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High atop the glass-fronted Cincinnati Museum Center sits a door few people ever get to see. It's marked "Door Number S-404."

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The clock is ticking on getting the Union Terminal timepiece tick-tocking again. It was removed last year for cleaning and maintenance and is scheduled to be reinstalled beginning Monday.

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The head of REDI Cincinnati is stepping down. President and CEO Johnna Reeder has led the Regional Economic Development Initiative since its inception in 2014.

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Somewhat similar to the Tyrannosaurus, the Cincinnati Museum Center's new dinosaur, Torvosaurus, is the only one of its kind. Until the fossilized remains were found largely intact in 2013, researchers had only uncovered random bones.

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Unlike most racers, the more than 450 runners preparing for this weekend's marathon in Hamilton don't have to get out of bed well before the sun comes up. At the 3rd annual Hamilton NightGlow Marathon, the running starts when the sun goes down, well, almost.

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Middletown's Hope House Mission is finally moving forward with a new shelter. The organization broke ground Wednesday on the $11.2 million facility.

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A clinical trial funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) finds the drug ibudilast slows the rate of brain shrinkage in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). The study, which included researchers at the University of Cincinnati, involved more than 250 people with progressive MS.

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Riverfest is Cincinnati's unofficial farewell salute to summer. Here's what you need to know if you're planning to attend the 42nd annual fireworks show.

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The director of Ohio's Medicaid Department, Barbara Sears, stopped in Cincinnati Tuesday to talk about a recently released study on the benefits of Medicaid expansion in the state.

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The Union Terminal Restoration Advisory Committee reports to Hamilton County Commissioners Monday morning. The message will be the $228 million project is on time and on budget, and taxpayers haven't been asked for more money.

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao visited Boone County Friday afternoon to talk about the $67.5 million Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant awarded in June.

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The 2014 suicide of 17-year-old transgender teen Leelah Alcorn put a national spotlight on the issue of conversion therapy, leading Cincinnati Council to ban the practice within the city. At least 11 states have followed suit. A new documentary looks at life after Alcorn's death.

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After more than a decade since planning began, repairs aimed at preserving Cincinnati's historic Union Terminal are nearly complete. Now other communities are looking to learn from what's being done here.

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Cincinnati Parks have 10 top 10 rankings in a survey released Wednesday by the Trust for Public Land.

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Hamilton County commissioners say they'll continue to press Cincinnati leaders to relent on a plan to increase water rates for certain county communities, townships and unincorporated areas.

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It's time to get moving on the proposed music venue at The Banks, according to county leaders. Hamilton County commissioners are directing the board's administration to proceed with negotiations on the southwestern lots of The Banks, known as lots 23, 27 and 28.

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As the Union Terminal restoration nears completion, the Cincinnati Museum Center will close for a week to allow work crews to finish some big projects.

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A car runs into a wooden utility pole, the power company puts up a new pole, but the old one seems to stay there for weeks, annoying neighbors.

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Editor's note: As of August 24, the clock installation has been moved from Aug. 27 to Aug. 31 and September 4.

The widely recognizable clock gracing the Union Terminal facade will soon return to its lofty perch. The more than 80-year-old timepiece got a sprucing up as part of the Cincinnati Museum Center restoration.

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The antique cars are coming back to Kings Island. The amusement park announced Thursday the popular ride will return for 2019.

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Jim Verdin, head of Cincinnati's historic Verdin Company, has died following a short illness, his family says.

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Updated: July 12, 11:50 a.m.

Several former Western & Southern Open champions are coming back this summer.

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They're small, quick, and full of color. The ruby-throated hummingbird is beginning its annual migration south to warmer climates, so now's the perfect time to see lots of them.

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Cincinnati City Council may consider changing the rules for police Taser use. The discussion brought up by several council members is in reaction to an incident Monday where an officer used his Taser on an 11-year-old girl accused of shoplifting at a Kroger on Kennard Avenue.

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The Cincinnati Police Department says an officer responding to a shoplifting report deployed a Taser when one of the alleged shoplifters ignored commands to stop.

The juvenile is identified as an 11-year-old girl.

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It's still uncertain where students, staff and teachers will park when classes resume next week at Cincinnati's School for the Creative and Performing Arts. A City Council Committee met for more than an hour Tuesday but nothing was decided.

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Ohio is trying something new in an effort to stop drivers from going the wrong direction on highway exit ramps.

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Cincinnati Police are now accepting tips through the department's just-launched mobile app.

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Ohio's largest public seed nursery is right here in Southwest Ohio, and it's hosting an open house this weekend.

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