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Saying Goodbye To Andy Dalton And (Maybe) Hello To Baseball, Plus More Top Stories

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Jim Nolan
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WVXU

The Red Rifle will no longer wear orange and black on the football field.

Andy Dalton, the Cincinnati Bengals' quarterback for nine seasons, was released from the team on Thursday, days after the organization took heralded LSU quarterback Joe Burrow in the first round of the NFL Draft.

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Cincinnati Enquirer reporter Cameron Knight
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sports radio host Andy Furman

Meanwhile, that draft brought in huge ratings as a sports-hungry country looks for anything to keep their attention following the cancellation or postponement of athletic activities amid the coronavirus pandemic.

But Major League Baseball could be coming back some time soon in a shortened season and a unique division set-up.

In other news this week, Ohio's rescheduled primary election is over but the vote-counting isn't.

And local officials respond to a spike in violent crime here.

Joining Cincinnati Edition for the weekly news review are Cincinnati Enquirer reporter Cameron Knight, sports radio host Andy Furman, WVXU reporter Jay Hanselman, and WVXU Senior Political Analyst Howard Wilkinson.

Listen to Cincinnati Edition live at noon M-F. Audio for this segment will be uploaded after 4 p.m. ET.

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