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Industrial Revolution Salute and Special, Jake W. Lindsey


This week, help us salute another great American, Jake W. Lindsey (1921-1988)
Jake Lindsey was a United States Army soldier and for his actions in World War II became the recipient of the United States highest decoration- the Medal of Honor. His official Medal of Honor citation reads: For gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty on November 16, 1944, in Germany. T/Sgt. Lindsey assumed a position about 10 yards to the front of his platoon during an intense enemy infantry-tank counterattack, and by his unerringly accurate fire destroyed 2 enemy machinegun nests, forced the withdrawal of 2 tanks, and effectively halted enemy flanking patrols.

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Industrial Revolution Salute and Special, Mary Engle Pennington

IR-Mary-Engle-PenningtonThis week Industrial Revolution salutes Mary Engle Pennington (1872-1952)
Mary Pennington was an American bacteriological chemist and refrigerator engineer, as well as a trailblazer in the early days of refrigeration and freezing of foods. One of her major accomplishments was the development of standards for the safe processing of chickens raised for human consumption. She was instrumental in the implementation of the 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act, and oversaw the handling, transportation and storage of perishables.

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Industrial Revolution Salute and Special, Andrew Higgins

Industrial-Revolution-Andrew-HigginsThis week Industrial Revolution salutes Andrew Higgins (1886-1952).
Andrew Jackson Higgins was a New Orleans boat builder whose temper was as fiery as his patriotism. As a teen he was thrown out of high school for excessive brawling. He later left his native town to enter the lumber business in Mobile, Alabama and quickly became a manager. In 1922 he formed his own lumber company, the Higgins Lumber and Export Co. Through this he acquired a fleet of sailing ships and then designed the Eureka boat. This boat had a recessed propeller in a semi-tunnel in the hull and could be operated in very shallow water and had a great hailing capacity. Within a decade he had so perfected his design that his boats could attain a high speed in shallow water and practically turn in their own...

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Amazing Dining Specials All Month Long in May at Blue Chip Casino

Blue-Chip-Dining-May-2017At The Game, try the Burger of the Month — the Poblano Burger — an Angus beef patty with a crispy white queso-stuffed poblano pepper topped with shredded lettuce and pico de gallo and served on a brioche bun for $13.50. Enjoy it with the May Beer of the Month, Modelo.

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Industrial Revolution Salute and Special, Clara Barton


This week, help us salute another great American, Clara Barton (1821-1912). "I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them"

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Industrial Revolution Eatery and Grille's Michael Vargas is Always Learning


Indiana University Northwest is teaching Michael Vargas the technical side of Criminal Justice, however his job as a server at Industrial Revolution Eatery and Grille is helping him attain the real-life skills needed to achieve his dream of being a homicide detective.

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Pumps Fitness Foodie Fitness: Slow Cooker Meatballs!


Meatballs are a very satisfying, fitness-friendly dish that’s filled with superb nutrition. Since these protein-packed meatballs are low in carbs, serving a few over a bed of greens is the type of meal that will keep you on track with your fat loss goals.

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Northshore Health Centers Invites The Region to "Chill Out" on Tax Day 2017


Tax Day can get people riled up. When it comes time to write that check, tempers can flare. On April 18, 2017, though, Northshore Health Centers invited the community to come "chill out" with Kona Ice at their Portage and Lake Station offices.

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Anna Peterson Loves the Atmosphere, Clientele at Kelsey's Steakhouse


Anna Peterson, the event coordinating manager for Kelsey’s Steakhouse, is a Michigan native who moved to Northwest Indiana with her family when she was a teenager. Anna started working at Kelsey’s Steakhouse about 10 years ago where she started out as a server.

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Industrial Revolution Salute and Special, Audie Murphy


This week Industrial Revolution salutes Audie Murphy (1924-1971).
As a child, Audie Leon Murphy dreamed of someday joining the Military. He enlisted after the attack of Pearl Harbor in 1941 but was declined due to underage. In 1942 he tried enlisting again and was declined by the Marines, Navy, and Army paratroopers due to his size (5’ 5-1/2” tall at 110 pounds). Through his persistence, the US Army finally accepted him and he eventually went to Europe to fight in WWII. His determination to prove himself elevated him through the ranks.

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#BeerFacts Brought To You By Indiana Beverage

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Pile on some homebrewed trivia and embrace your inner beer snob with these facts brought to you by Indiana Beverage.  Cheers! 

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