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.

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Local Companies Hiring
9:27 am
Tue February 12, 2013

SuperJobs hosts hiring events

Hamilton County’s SuperJobs Center is partnering with six area companies to fill job openings ranging from clerical professionals to retail sales.

The following will be held at the SuperJobs Center, 1916 Central Parkway.

Feb. 13: In Living Support will interview for an accounting assistant and direct service professionals from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Feb. 14: First Student will interview for bus drivers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Business
2:46 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Covington toasts newest job creator

Westpack is a bottle decorating and packaging company based in Russia.
Tana Weingartner WVXU

Kentucky is raising a glass to the newest company bringing jobs to the commonwealth. The Russian bottle decorating and packaging company is opening a manufacturing facility in Covington.

Westpack is investing nearly $4.5 million and creating 63 full-time jobs.

Kentucky Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson calls the announcement a "tremendous commitment."

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Religion
9:32 am
Mon February 11, 2013

Church responds to Pope's resignation

Local Catholic church officials are reacting to today's announcement that Pope Benedict XVI will resign at the end of the month.

In a statement, Cincinnati Archbishop Dennis Schnurr writes:

“In announcing his resignation, Pope Benedict XVI has acted humbly and unselfishly for the good of the Church. That same spirit has characterized his entire life of service.

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Obituary
4:08 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Former Bishop of Diocese of Covington dies

Bishop William A. Hughes
Credit Provided

Bishop William Hughes, who the led the Covington Diocese for 16 years, has died. 

In a press release Friday, the Diocese said Hughes passed away February 7 at Carmel Manor in Fort Thomas.  He was 91. 

Hughes served the Roman Catholic church for 66 years and was a bishop for 38 of those years.  He was appointed bishop of the Covington Diocese in 1979 and served until 1995. 

A mass of Christian burial honoring Hughes' life will take place next Friday at noon at the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption in Covington.

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Hamilton County Commission
12:58 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

Commission supports Gov's budget

Gov. John Kasich unveils his proposed state budget
Credit Karen Kasler / Ohio Public Radio

All three Hamilton County Commissioners are optimistic about Governor John Kasich's proposed state budget.

Republicans Chris Monzel and Greg Hartmann call the plan bold and filled with a lot of changes that could affect county government. Hartmann adds the proposed budget has the potential to be revolutionary.

Democrat Todd Portune agrees. He especially likes the plans for Medicaid.

More on the budget from Ohio Public Radio:

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