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 northernmost stop on Kentucky's Bourbon Trail Craft Tour is finally selling its own locally produced whiskey.

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FC Cincinnati is signing its first two Major League Soccer players as it prepares to enter to the top American league in 2019.

Courtesy of John Butte

Editor's note: This story first ran in April 2016 and has been updated.  

For eight summers beginning in 1934, a series of 20 women -- known as the Gypsy Coeds -- 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. 

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FC Cincinnati is going with the local office of a worldwide company to draft its new branding as it prepares to enter Major League Soccer next year.

Courtesy Kenton County Detention Center

Kenton County is launching a 12-step re-entry program for inmates dealing with opioid addictions.

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An Ohio River education and watchdog group is loaning its mobile exhibit to Chicago's Shedd Aquarium for the summer.

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When you call 911 from a mobile phone, the operator knows your phone number and a rough idea of your location. If you sign up with Smart911, as Cincinnati and Hamilton County officials are encouraging you do, the dispatcher will have access to all kinds of personal and medical information that first responders might need to know in an emergency.

Courtesy Rabbit Hash Historical Society.

Updated: July 12, 1:27 p.m.

Rising Star Casino christened the first ferry to return service from Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, to Rising Sun, Indiana, since 1945.

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One of the oldest cemeteries in Dayton is marking the 175th anniversary of its first burial.

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Model T Fords are taking over Richmond, Indiana, this week ahead of Saturday's Homecoming celebration. Richmond is home to the Model T Museum, operated by the the Model T Ford Club of America, the largest in the world.

Holocaust Center 'Breaks Ground' On New Home

Jul 5, 2018
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Construction is underway on a new Holocaust & Humanity Center inside the Cincinnati Museum Center.

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Researchers at the University of Cincinnati's College of Medicine and Children's Hospital have discovered a target in certain types of leukemia that may be treatable with an existing drug.

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A Kentucky man arrested Monday is now under indictment for threatening to blow up several Hamilton County government buildings.

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Work is finally beginning on a trail system 20 years in the making. Cincinnati, the Parks Department, and the Cincinnati Off-Road Alliance (CORA) break ground Tuesday on a Mt. Airy Bike Trail.

AP / Elaine Thompson

If you've lived in Cincinnati for any length of time, you've probably been asked which high school you attended. Think of this as the professional athelete version of that question...

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FC Cincinnati is choosing an established team to lead construction on its multi-million dollar Major League Soccer stadium.

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Rallies are set in Cincinnati for Friday and Saturday to protest a pair of policies involving immigration.

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A marijuana-derived drug the U.S. Food and Drug Administration just approved has connections to Cincinnati.

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Leaders with the Cincinnati chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) say they're upset about Tuesday's Supreme Court ruling in Trump v. Hawaii.

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According to a new study, asthma, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and anxiety are the most commonly diagnosed chronic conditions among children in the Greater Cincinnati region.

Courtesy U.S. Navy Blue Angels and Vectren Dayton Air Show

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron land in Dayton this weekend for the Vectren Dayton Air Show. The popular flight team last performed in the Gem City in 2014.

A group of Republicans and anti-tax advocates is coming together in an attempt to put a just-passed sales tax hike before voters.

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The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden says its last white tiger has died. The animal was euthanized Thursday because of age-related issues.

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A national transportation research group says Ohio's roadways are deteriorated and congested, costing drivers $12 billion each year. Yup, that's "billion" with a "b."

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Oxfam wants Cincinnati-based Kroger to be more transparent about where it gets the products it sells in its family of grocery chains.

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A planned sports complex in Hamilton got a financial boost Wednesday morning.

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Bruno Lanman is grateful to be swimming with the sharks again. Lanman, who created the Newport Aquarium's dive program 20 years ago, thought his diving days were over following a heart failure diagnosis in 2003.

"The doctors said in 2006 'You'll never dive again,' " Lanman says after climbing out of the aquarium's shark tank following his triumphant return to the water.

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Cincinnati's Sentinel Police Association is responding to a federal lawsuit accusing Lt. Danita Pettis of creating a hostile and racist work environment. The civil rights organization and the city of Cincinnati are also among those named in the suit.

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Ohio's two senators are accepting applications to fill an opening on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

Courtesy Espanyol and FC Cincinnati

FC Cincinnati will face a second Spanish team in an international friendly match this summer. Espanyol of La Liga, Spain's top league, is coming to town July 28 at 7:30 p.m.

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