Chris and Tavis Talk Olympics, Social Media, and Northwest Indiana on this Week’s “Region Tweets” Segment

By: Brett Fuller Last Updated: August 2, 2012

Chris Mahlmann joined Tavis Buchan on The Lakeshore 89.1 FM’s Lakeshore Drive program for his weekly segment to dish about the latest happenings in Northwest Indiana and beyond. The program, Lakeshore Drive runs Monday through Friday from 4:00pm until 5:30pm, highlighting some of the bigger issues affecting Northwest Indiana.

You can catch Chris joining Tavis and the crew each Wednesday at 4:40pm. If you didn’t listen live this week, you can listen in on the program’s audio by clicking the play button below!

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0:00 - 2:01: Olympics have taken center stage, with the big debate on whether or not NBC's broadcasts should run on tape delay versus being broadcast live. Plus, the badminton news broke Chris' heart.
2:02 - 3:04: Vice President Joe Biden flew into the Valparaiso Airport and caused a bit of a buzz with the lack of story, besides ice cream.
3:05 - 4:32: Are people leaving Facebook? There is definitely a growth on Twitter and Google+. Chris talks about the differences between the major social networks.
4:33 - 5:45: What's happening in the Region? The Porter County Fair just wrapped up a great event, and the Lake County Fair is just ramping up. There are a bunch of events happening in Michigan City and the La Porte YMCA is hosting their triathlon this weekend.
5:46 - 6:36: We're launching LaPorteCountyLife.com on August 15, so remember to share your good stories with us via share@laportecountylife.com!