Tana Weingartner

Reporter

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.

Pages

Folk music
1:35 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Cityfolk cancels upcoming season, festival

Credit Cityfolk

One of Dayton's biggest arts organizations is canceling its upcoming season. Cityfolk says several years of financial challenges led to the decision to forgo the 2013-2014 season and the 2014 festival.

The organization says low attendance at this year's festival, and declining ticket sales and sponsorships were also factors. Cityfolk is pulling out of a partnership deal with the Dayton Art Institute as well.

Read more
Transportation
3:10 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Road closures around the Banks this week

The Banks Partnership

As work continues along the riverfront near the Banks and the stadiums, several road closures are planned this week.

Here's what you need to know:

Temporary Road Closures and Possible Traffic Delays July 30–August 2

Section of Pete Rose Way to close for lift and placement of pedestrian bridge girder

WHAT
All traffic lanes east and westbound, as well as north and south sidewalks on Pete Rose Way between Broadway and Johnny Bench Way will close at 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 30 until 3 p.m. Friday, August 2.

Read more
Air Force
4:28 am
Mon July 29, 2013

Ohio air bases under microscope this week

A C-17 at Wright-Patt AFB.
Credit Michelle Gigante / U.S. Air Force photo

Update 3:36pm - The commission released the following statement:

Read more
Cincinnati Streetcar
4:20 am
Mon July 29, 2013

Streetcar project has new leader

John Deatrick
Credit The Banks website

The man behind Cincinnati's popular Banks development along the riverfront is officially moving on to something a little more challenging.

John Deatrick is taking over the Cincinnati Streetcar as the project executive. Challenging because the project and its funding remain hot-button issues.

Deatrick says he believes Cincinnati needs to repopulate its urban core, not only with people but also goods and services.

Read more
IRS targeting controversy
3:59 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Groups tell Ohio legislators how they were targeted by IRS

Justin Binik-Thomas explains his surprise at being named in a questionnaire sent to a Tea Party group of which he's not affiliated.
Tana Weingartner WVXU

The Ohio General Assembly's House Policy and Legislative Oversight Committee met in Cincinnati Thursday to hear from people who claim they were targeted for extra scrutiny by the IRS.

Those who spoke, talked about how they had to answer pages of confusing questions that, at times, sounded like political research on their groups.

Timothy Savaglio is a member of the Liberty Township Tea Party. He says filling out the IRS's many and pointed questionnaires became like a full-time job.

Read more

Pages