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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Diabetes is not only being called a modern-day epidemic, but the disease which could bankrupt our healthcare system. With the Pittsburgh medical community at the forefront of diabetes prevention and treatment, OnQ not only examines the problems associated with Type Two Diabetes in both adults and children, but also offers advice, solutions and prevention success stories.


His father is one of Pittsburgh's favorite sons, but Franco Dok Harris is now in the spotlight and hoping for a victory of his own. OnQ's Tonia Caruso sits down with the independent candidate for mayor. Find out why Harris wants the city's top job and what his plans are for Pittsburgh.


They're cute but they're growing up fast. OnQ Contributor, Carol Lee Espy, visits the baby Tigers at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.


Come along for a tour of the Pittsburgh Animal Rescue League's shelter- the Rosedale Campus which features boarding kennels and a wildlife rehabilitation center.


U.S. Representative Jason Altmire discusses the health care reform debate, in a 30-minute discussion.


This non-profit, community based human services organization assists people with disabilities so they can lead self-directed, productive lives within the community. OnQ's Chris Moore visits the Three Rivers Center for Independent Living, and reports on its success stories.


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