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, and a regional Murrow Award. She served on the Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters Board of Directors from 2007 - 2009.

A typical Fourth of July usually has lots of flags, fireworks and parades. But this year is anything but typical as the pandemic has benched marching bands, banned floats, and sidelined spectators.

In Montgomery, Ohio — a small suburban Cincinnati community of about 10,000 where lawns are lush green and American flags abound — the annual Fourth of July parade is a long tradition. So when the pandemic threatened to cancel the annual parade, they decided to retool it.

Sen. Mitch McConnell made a swing through his home state Monday to talk about successes Kentucky is seeing in dealing with opioid addiction and treatment. The Senate majority leader, McConnell says the federal government is making money available and local groups are reaping the benefits.

A report commissioned by the Covington Diocese finds students from Covington Catholic High School did not instigate a January incident with Native Americans and members of the Black Hebrew Israelites that went viral, drawing national attention and criticism.

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin visited Northern Kentucky Wednesday to cut the ribbon on a new medical studies building at Northern Kentucky University and answer questions at a community forum in Newport.

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No one in Kentucky is more than one person removed from the opioid epidemic, according to state health officials meeting Monday with U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams. The visit comes just days after Adams' call for more people to carry the overdose reversal drug naloxone.

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After struggling with health problems for several months, the Cincinnati Zoo says Henry the Hippo has died.

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Kentucky's governor is taking on critics of his plan to overhaul the state pension system.

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