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Source: Ryan McVay / Getty@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com Local & National News  — Good morning to you on this stormy Thursday also known for a few national observations. Today is National Doctor’s Day, National Take a Walk in the Park Day, National Pencil Day and finally National “Am I in Control Day?” Speaking of ‘stormy,’ there’s a chance for […]

@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com Local & National News  — Good day to you. A Zionsville swim instructor accused of secretly recording a female co-worker in an employee bathroom is facing voyeurism and child exploitation charges. Officials say earlier this month, Lee Camden placed his phone in the bathroom at InterActive Academy and filmed the teenager while she changed her […]

@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com Local & National News  — Good day to you on this National Joe Day…not sloppy joe as in sandwich, but Joe the name…today honor’s folks named “Joe.” In today’s headlines…there are a couple of Joe’s in action–one locally, Mayor Joe Hogsett and one nationally, Former Vice President Joe Biden. Click for the Biden story. Many […]

@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com Local & National News  — Good day to you on this day that the NCAA Tournament continues and Indy’s number four-seed Butler takes the court tonight to do battle with number one seed…North Carolina. (More on that below in sports…) Only one of Indiana’s Republican congressmen remains unsure about the GOP plan to move past Obamacare. […]

@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com Local News   —  Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett is doing his part to keep our city beautiful and he’s encouraging Indy’s citizens to join. Community leaders will join Mayor Hogsett in Douglass Park on Wednesday morning at 10:30 a.m. to announce the new “It’s My City” initiative which calls for Indy’s residents to help make […]

@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com News   —  The funeral for Indianapolis poet/author Mari Evans is scheduled for today. The service will be open to the public. Evan’s service will be held 1 p.m. at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church at 100 West 86th Street. Evans was a prominent member of the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s. She passed […]

@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com Sports  —  It’s basketball madness for local colleges and the pros on this St. Patrick’s Day weekend.  Indiana University is turning the page in their men’s basketball program leaving coach Tom Crean in the last chapter. IU fired Crean on Thursday after nine seasons in Bloomington. They made this move on the same day that three […]

@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com Sports  —  It’s a big day for Boilermakers, Bulldogs & Fighting Irish! The NCAA Tournament ‘Round of 64’ tips off on this pre-St. Patty’s Day Thursday leaving lots of teams looking to exhibit skill while welcoming a bit of luck usually associated with the Irish. Three Indiana schools are getting in on today’s action. Purdue is the […]

@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com News & Sports  —  Good day to you on this National Kick Butts Day–a day for getting cigarette smokers to focus on kicking the habit, especially young people. First started in 1996, Kick Butts Day is organized by the non-profit Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. A 19-year-old accused of dealing “significant quantities” of marijuana in both […]

@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com News & Sports  — If you have to fly today, you may want to call ahead. The nasty weather is causing delays and cancellations. Many here in Indy woke up to snow on their cars or on the ground with cold temps outside. There’s lake effect snow in northern Indiana and the Chicago area, however, we’re […]

@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com News & Sports  —  Good day to you on a chilly Monday that happens to be National K9 Veterans Day and National Napping Day (in which a nap sounds great after losing an hour due the weekend’s time change). Today is also National Jewel Day, National Earmuff Day, and National Good Samaritan Day–those last two might come in […]

@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com #NaptownNewsie News   —  The state has extended the emergency status for a Northwest Indiana public housing project where many of its residents have been lead poisoned through the soil upon which they lived. Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed an executive order on Friday afternoon to extend that disaster status for the East Chicago Superfund […]