Tana Weingartner

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.

"Never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another."

Those famous words from the late South African anti-apartheid leader begin the new exhibit at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center commemorating the life of Nelson Mandela.

Cincinnati's annual start of summer festival is getting a new venue, kind of. Taste of Cincinnati is staying on Fifth St but is moving two blocks east.

Someday Cincinnati's trash cans could alert the city when they're full, parking meters could let drivers know where available spots are, and traffic lights could adjust automatically to traffic conditions. That's how Council Member P.G. Sittenfeld describes Cincinnati's possible future as a "smart city."

After more than a year of back-and-forth, the relationship between the Clifton Cultural Arts Center (CCAC) and the Cincinnati School Board is finally coming to a head. The board is voting Monday night to terminate the CCAC's 30-year lease on its Clifton building.

Cincinnati is launching curbside textile recycling Monday. The program includes textiles, clothing, and housewares.

Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil says planning is already underway to ensure safety and security for everyone during the upcoming retrial of former UC police officer Ray Tensing.

Some Cincinnati Council Members and police officers say the District Five headquarters is small, outdated, and unhealthy. City administrators recommend renovating a nearby facility into a new station.

The number of women who edit the popular open-source website Wikipedia is much lower than you might think. A Miami University edit-a-thon seeks to change that by teaching female students and staff how to contribute to the site.

Get ready to say "ah." Blakely, the Cincinnati Zoo's Australian shepherd nursery nanny, has a new set of charges.

"The six-year-old super dog has been called into action to provide snuggling, comfort and a body to climb" for three Malayan tiger cubs born last month, says the Zoo in a news release.

If you drive I-75 through Downtown regularly you've probably noticed something that's gone missing.

Brush removal crews are tearing out vegetation on both sides of the highway heading south from the Western Hills Viaduct.

Wright State is tapping Cheryl B. Schrader as its next leader. The university says Schrader is the first female to hold the school's top job.

Two all-girl Catholic high schools are merging. Sisters of Mercy says Mother of Mercy and McAuley high schools will become Mercy McAuley High beginning with the 2018-2019 school year.

There's big news for the Union Terminal restoration project. In simple terms, Bank of America is buying the project's federal historic tax credits for a net amount of around $31 million.

That's roughly $9.8 million more than budgeted.

The University of Kentucky plans to open a regional medical school on the campus of Northern Kentucky University in conjunction with St. Elizabeth Healthcare.

A month-old hippo born premature is clear to return to her pool. The Cincinnati Zoo says Fiona's IV has been removed and "vets have given her the okay to resume supervised pool time."

A transportation research group is advocating for more spending for Kentucky's roads. TRIP says Kentuckians spend nearly $1,700 per driver on crashes, congestion-related delays and vehicle operating costs affected by road conditions. That adds up to $4 billion statewide.

There's yet another newborn at the Cincinnati Zoo. A male okapi was born last week.

An adjustment to Metro’s weapons policy is causing some confusion among employees. The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) says it’s assigning staff members to look into the situation and see what needs to be done.

Cincinnati Public Schools is adding new programs at nine of its neighborhood schools. They include focus areas such as technology, the environment and math and science.

A group that coordinates regional transportation efforts - like funding a new Brent Spence Bridge - is in Washington D.C. this week. Members of the OKI Regional Council of Governments meet each year with lawmakers from the three-state region.

One of four families blocked from entering the U.S. by the president's executive order on immigration arrived Wednesday in Cincinnati.

The widow of a Cincinnati police officer killed in the line of duty is asking for help keeping her husband's killer behind bars.

Ohio's Republican senator did as he said he would voting Tuesday to confirm Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

During his weekly media call, Rob Portman said he believes DeVos will be an advocate for public schools.

Friends and family gathered Friday to remember the man behind a life-saving practice. Dr. Henry Heimlich, famous for creating the Heimlich Maneuver, died in December at age 96.

Cincinnati Public Schools is asking for community input as it searches for its next leader. Superintendent Mary Ronan is retiring in August.

Budget airline Frontier is adding flights to New York La Guardia, Minneapolis/St. Paul, and San Diego from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.

If you've been wondering about the white facing going up along the Union Terminal facade, we have an answer for you.

The Newport Aquarium's newest exhibit is Stingray Hideaway,  which features two dozen stingrays of various species. The 17,000 gallon tank will include places to touch the animals and a 30-foot long tunnel with 360 degree underwater views.

Two faith communities are ready to shelter immigrants and others under threat of deportation. Some 20 others are in the process of joining them or will serve as supporters.

The Clifton Mosque and Christ Church Cathedral say they are prepared to house anyone who is facing what they're calling "unjust deportations" such as those who would be sent back to war zones.

The Hamilton County Prosecutor won't be at the helm for the upcoming retrial of former UC police officer Ray Tensing. Prosecutor Joe Deters is assigning Chief Assistant Prosecutors Seth Tieger and Stacey DeGraffenreid.

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