From Trump's Visit To Baseball's Brawl: This Week's Top Stories

Aug 2, 2019

President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally at U.S. Bank Arena, drawing supporters and protestors downtown. 

To help secure the site for its new stadium, FC Cincinnati signed a community benefits agreement with the West End Community Council. How does that agreement compare to MLS team-community agreements in other cities? 

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signs a bill to legalize hemp and CBD.

Negotiations to move a concrete manufacturing plant west of Paul Brown Stadium to make way for a music venue at The Banks are not going well based on letters traded between the parties this week.

And the Cincinnati Reds had quite the week, which included a bench-clearing brawl with the Pittsburgh Pirates and high-profile trades made just before the league deadline. They also played some baseball, beating the Pirates 4 -1 Wednesday to take the series. Where does the team go from here?

Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss this week's top stories are Cincinnati Enquirer Columbus Bureau Chief Jackie Borchardt (@JMBorchardt); Enquirer regional government reporter Scott Wartman (@ScottWartman); WCPO business reporter Dan Monk (@DanMonk9); Senior Baseball Writer for The Athletic, C. Trent Rosecrans (@ctrent); and WVXU reporters Tana Weingartner (@TanaWeingartner) and Bill Rinehart (@BillGRinehart).

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