Laura Ellis, Kentucky Public Radio http://weku.fm en Beshear: No Merger Until Issues Addressed http://weku.fm/post/beshear-no-merger-until-issues-addressed <p>Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has weighed in on the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.wfpl.org/2011/07/22/two-sides-of-hospital-merger-debate-represented-in-newspaper-ads/" style="text-decoration: underline; color: rgb(3, 97, 160); ">pending merger</a>&nbsp;between University of Louisville Hospital, Jewish Hospital and a division of Catholic Health Initiatives. Under the merger, U of L Hospital will not be able to provide abortion, stem cell research, vasectomies, treatments for infertility, emergency contraception for rape victims and birth control counseling.</p><div class="entry" style="line-height: 20px; margin-top: 3px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, Georgia, Sans-seriff; font-size: 12px; "> Wed, 27 Jul 2011 20:15:32 +0000 Laura Ellis, Kentucky Public Radio 9446 at http://weku.fm Orchestra's Labor Trouble Continues http://weku.fm/post/orchestras-labor-trouble-continues <p>Members of the Louisville Orchestra&rsquo;s musicians union say they will reject the latest contract offer from the Orchestra. The Orchestra proposal, which outlines specific expectations for rehearsal and performance attendance, was delivered last week. It names tomorrow as the deadline for members to respond. If they don&rsquo;t, the orchestra says it &nbsp;&ldquo;will be treated as a voluntary refusal to work and the Louisville Orchestra will take whatever steps are legally appropriate to fill your position.&rdquo;</p><p> Wed, 13 Jul 2011 12:38:27 +0000 Laura Ellis, Kentucky Public Radio 8447 at http://weku.fm