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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Rose Lavelle is set to make her first World Cup appearance at this summer's FIFA Women's World Cup in France. Before joining the U.S. Women's National Team for training, she's visiting with friends and family in Cincinnati and unveiling a mural in her honor.

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Five years after an oil spill devastated Oak Glen Nature Preserve in Colerain Township, Great Parks of Hamilton County is now allowing limited public access. WVXU's Tana Weingartner has followed this story since the spill was discovered. She recently went back to find out what the public will learn during an off-trail hike this Saturday.

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Water is once again flowing in the fountain in front of the Cincinnati Museum Center. The fountain was out of commission for three years during the Union Terminal restoration.

Archdiocese of Cincinnati

The Cincinnati Archdiocese is ordaining nine priests this weekend, making it the largest class since 1979.

Courtesy of U.S. Soccer

The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team plays its first-ever match in Cincinnati on June 9. It's the team's final match ahead of the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup, a tournament featuring 16 teams from North and Central America and the Caribbean.

Metropolitan Sewer District

A solution could be coming for some Mt. Washington neighbors fed up with years of sewers backing up in their basements during heavy rains.

Ken LaRock / Courtesy of NMUSAF

On June 6, 1944, a C-53D Skytrooper named D-Day Doll towed gliders carrying reinforcements for troops dropped earlier in the night at Utah Beach. Paratroopers will perform a World War II combat jump from the D-Day Doll Monday over the National Museum of the United States Air Force near Dayton.

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After months of feuding over a plan to raise water rates for certain county communities, townships and unincorporated areas, Cincinnati and Hamilton County say they have a deal.

Courtesy of Sharonville Convention Center

The team behind the Sharonville Convention Center expansion is ready to move forward with the final two stages of design development. The project is slated to begin construction in early 2020.

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John Minchillo / AP

Updated 2:50 p.m.

FC Cincinnati is parting ways with Head Coach Alan Koch. Rumors began to circulate Tuesday morning and the team confirmed the announcement shortly thereafter.

Council on American-Islamic Relations

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) says $125 million was funneled to anti-Muslim hate groups from 2014-2016 under the pretense of donating to philanthropic organizations.

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A Cincinnati native is heading to France this summer to play in the Women's World Cup. Rose Lavelle is among the 23 women named to the roster for the June tournament.

Courtesy of Miami University

The space between living and dying can be emotional and difficult for the person leaving this world and their loved ones. In 2000, a California woman created the Threshold Choir, a small group that tries to bring ease and comfort to those on the cusp or "threshold" of life.

There are nearly 200 Threshold Choirs around the world but the only college-based choir is at Miami University.

Hamilton County Communications Center

Hamilton County's new fire and EMS dispatching program is up and running.

Courtesy of Alex Voland

Six months after rushing her 4-year-old to Cincinnati Children's with sudden paralysis, Alex Voland says Elijah is making progress but still struggles to move his right leg. He was diagnosed in October with a rare disease called acute flaccid myelitis. Its cause is unknown though researchers may have found a link.

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A much-anticipated exhibit exploring the art and ethos of an annual gathering in the Nevada desert opens Friday at the Cincinnati Art Museum. No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man offers a glimpse inside this whimsical world of "collective dreaming."


Hamilton County is reporting 2018 saw a 50-year low in the number of babies dying before their first birthday. Cradle Cincinnati says there were 92 deaths last year, down from 97 in 2017.

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The Metropolitan Sewer District will begin accepting applications for a newly approved Customer Assistance Program (CAP). The CAP offers a 25% discount to low-income senior citizens who meet certain criteria.

Courtesy of Miami University Global Initiatives

Miami University argues studying abroad can be a life-changing experience and it wants more students to give it a try. The school is launching a campaign encouraging underrepresented students to get involved.

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Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Updated: April 18

U.S. Soccer is confirming the men's national team will play in Cincinnati at Nippert Stadium. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. June 9.

On the heals of successfully hosting the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, Cincinnati is being tapped a second time. According to the Venezuelan Football Federation, the U.S. men (USMNT) will play Venezuela June 9 in Cincinnati.