FDA plan: Gay men could become blood donors

Agency will be gathering public comments on the proposed change

Gay men who've abstained from sex for one year would be able to donate blood in 2015, ending a lifetime ban for the gay community, under a proposed FDA policy change unveiled Tuesday.

Red Cross Hosts Thanksgiving Blood Drives

Members of our community were not only saving some bucks today, but also saving lives.The Red Cross is hosting five blood drives throughout the weekend, including one at St. Denny?s Catholic Church.One blood donation can save three lives.More than 30…

Madison Man Arrested On 5th OWI Charge

DeForest police said they arrested a Madison man on a charge of fifth-offense operating while intoxicated.Police said they stopped Jeremiah J. Stendahl, 32, for speeding at about 2:25 a.m. Saturday in the 900 block of East Holum Street in DeForest.After…