OnQ focuses on a language developed by a Pittsburgh-area man that helps physically and mentally challenged people lead fuller lives. Minspeak allows people to independently communicate a large vocabulary more quickly and efficiently than in similar devices.
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Michael Bartley has the story of legendary and beloved broadcaster Bill Cardille. “Chilly Billy” celebrates 50 years in broadcasting and looks back at his rare and celebrated career in Pittsburgh.
Ms. Cribbins is a World War II Veteran who was a “Rosie the Riveter" for the Dravo Corp.
OnQ visits the Drake Well Museum, where in 1859 Edwin L. Drake drilled the oil well that launched the modern petroleum industry. Viewers get a tour of this fascinating exhibition.
The old foundry on the west bank of the Monongahela River once hummed with activity as turn-of-the-century machines cranked out parts for coal mines and riverboats. But when W. A. Young & Sons Foundry & Machine Shop closed its doors in 1969, it preserved an industrial heritage that exists to this day. OnQ contributor Dave Crawley steps through those doors, into the past, in a river town called Rices Landing.
Thousands of journalists will be in the city to cover the Pittsburgh G20 Summit. OnQ reports on the challenges of covering such an international event.
U.S. Congressman Mike Doyle weighs in on the health care reform debate, in a 30-minute OnQ discussion.