Laura Ungar at the Courier-Journal wrote extensively this week about the FDA’s ban on blood donations from men who have had sexual contact with other men. She joined us Friday on State of the News to talk about the reasoning behind the rule, and why it seems to be continuously under fire.
Mayor Greg Fischer called for an investigation into the city’s use of overtime pay, and MSHA finished its investigation of Upper Big Branch and found assey to blame. We’ll recap and analyse this week’s metro news with the WFPL news staff. News and Tribune editor Shea Van Hoy joins WFPL’s Devin Katayama to talk about… Continue reading Overtime Investigation, Daeschner’s Contract Not Renewed, FDA Ban on Blood Donations from Gay Men, Congress Debates Payroll Tax: Today on State of the News
The largest annual blood donation drive in Kentucky will be held today and tomorrow (Dec. 29-30) in Louisville. The 2008 Louisville Donorama will take place from noon until 7:00pm both days at the Executive West Hotel. Red Cross spokeperson Loni White says the Donorama helps the region’s hospitals get through the holiday season. “That’s very, very important… Continue reading Red Cross Donorama Set For Monday, Tuesday