@kwellscomm PraiseIndy.com News & Sports Good day to you. It’s a busy end of week, so I’ll keep you in the loop of things going on, including celebrating one of Indy’s own who captured the Bronze in Rio, below in sports. Things are getting back to normal on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington […]

As we’re readying for tonight’s NCAA Tournament with two of Indiana’s schools—Indiana University and Notre Dame—prepping for their individual Sweet 16 battles, we’re also turning our attention from the college game to the activism side of the pro game. The NBA is giving signals that sound like the league might move next year’s All-Star Game […]

Get In the Know With Kim’s Thursday News & Sports Headlines Local: In a three-hour stretch between Wednesday night and early Thursday morning two people were killed leaving Indy Metro Police investigating what happened. The first shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. in the 3100 block of North Eastern Avenue. That’s where a resident discovered a man […]

(Indianapolis, IN) – After being threaten with arrest if it’s members smoked marijuana during service, The First Church of Cannabis has filed a lawsuit challenging…

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST for Thursday, July 2nd, 2015. (Open Line Discussion Starts At 21:38 On PODCAST Media Player) It seems a wrinkle in a new state law could keep ex-offenders who’ve turned their lives around to Christ out of their churches.  Seems Indiana now is banning sex offenders from visiting any building on […]

Indiana’s First Church of Cannabis plans to hold its first pot-smoking worship service on the day that Indiana’s religious freedom law takes effect. Bill Levin, who founded the church after Indiana’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act was signed into law by Governor Mike Pence, said Tuesday the service on July 1 will include the playing of “Amazing Grace,” […]

Reaction continues to pour in after Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act was modified and signed by Governor Mike Pence on Thursday. NCAA President Mark Emmert was among those to express pleasure with the changes made. Emmert said he was surprised how quickly the state legislature reacted to the local and national backlash saying, “this bill is […]

The Indiana Legislature, with overwhelming Republican support has passed a “fix” to the controversial Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). In votes Thursday afternoon, the Indiana House voted 66-30. Nearly all House Republicans voted yes, while all House Democrats and three House Republicans voting no.  In the Senate the vote was 34-16. All ten Senate […]

Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma says the state’s “religious freedom” act is now being updated so that it can’t be used to discriminate in employment, housing and public accommodations. At a press conference held in the Indiana Statehouse Thursday morning where Bosma was flanked by local business leaders, he said Indiana is a welcoming community […]

Former professional funnyman and now-U.S. Senator from Minnesota, Al Franken, paid CBS funnyman Dave Letterman a visit on Wednesday appearing on “Late Night With David Letterman.” Letterman, who is a native of Indiana, asked the politician about the increasing firestorm over the governor of his home state signing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law. […]

Indiana’s largest newspaper is telling the state’s governor to “Fix this Now.”  The Indianapolis Star is dedicating its entire cover Tuesday to condemn the state’s controversial new so-called religious freedom law. The editorial piece says the new law hurts Indiana’s reputation as a welcoming place for people of different cultures and backgrounds.  It also calls for […]

In the most determined and forceful speech he’s ever given, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard stood up for all 934,000 residents of Indianapolis and forcefully declared that the Indianapolis was not going to allow “40 years of efforts” at being an inclusive city be ruined by the efforts of the Indiana Legislature and Governor in to […]