OffQ: Dec. 11, 2009

Tonight the gang discusses Mayor Ravenstahl's deadline for the tuition tax, Obama's Nobel Prize acceptance speech, and the loss of another Pittsburgh police officer. 


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OnQ introduces a group of mountain climbers who are raising money for a promising new breast cancer vaccine.


He's live in the OnQ studio to discuss the state of the Allegheny County - and to take your phone calls. It's your chance to ask about issues that are important to you.


Medical information is complicated enough, but some patients must also deal with language barriers or disabilities. OnQ explores how hospitals, providers and other organizations are addressing this health care disparities problem.


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