How many of you know that McDonald's famous 'Big Mac' sandwich was invented in Western Pennsylvania? Well it was, and we're taking you to the Big Mac Museum in North Huntingdon to trace the history of a truly historic burger!
Dr. Marcela Bohm-Velez is a local radiologist who not only helps patients in Pittsburgh, but educates doctors and patients throughout South America. OnQ's Tonia Caruso reports on the doctor's life-saving work in countries where cancer detection and survival rates are low.
It's the Pittsburgh version of American Idol - 25 college students singing their hearts out at the Campus SuperStar vocal competition. Sponsored by the Hillel Jewish University Center of Pittsburgh and hosted by Pitt, the competition showcases college talent, and provides scholarship money to the winners. OnQ's college interns covered the semi-finals in this feature report.
Everyday people take on the role of cops at the Pennsylvania State Police Citizen's Police Academy. OnQ reports on the experience of learning to think and act like law enforcement.
Melony Sorbero, RAND Corporation Health Policy Researcher, and Karen Wolk Feinstein, Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative CEO
Within a ten mile radius of downtown Pittsburgh, there are 70,000 working people who do not have health insurance. Catholic Charities recently opened a free health center to provide immediate relief to people from all backgrounds.
For boys, scouting has a long track record of building character and bolstering self-esteem. In this report, prominent Pittsburgh men reflect on their achievement of earning the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout. OnQ contributor Andy Masich reports.
Local and state agencies increase awareness among private citizens, public officials and business leaders about poverty. Through a roleplay simulation, participants experience what poverty actually feels like.
The land where the Clarion River meets the Allegheny is rich with history and natural beauty. And now the little town that's perched there is enjoying a tourism boom, thanks in part to a strange but snazzy way to tool around. OnQ contributor Beth Dolinar has the story of Foxburg and its Segway Tours.
When 19 of the largest economies and the European Union get together making decisions affecting the whole world, activists and protest groups follow. OnQ's Chris Moore reports on some of these activists and the roles they play. (From 9-23-09)