OffQ: Mar. 5, 2009
This week the gang discusses the sexual assault allegations against quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, the dismissal of charges against student Jordan Miles, and more health care.
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World War II veteran Clarence "Code" Gomberg hasn't forgotten his fallen comrades and still leads the charge to place flags on veterans' graves during memorial holidays. But with fewer flag volunteers turning out each year, Gomberg wondered "Who will put a flag on my grave?" The response was immediate and heartwarming.
OnQ's Michael Bartley introduces you to a Hampton Township mother who, despite her physical paralysis, finds a unique strength in raising her two daughters.
OnQ continues its series on health care reform with a panel discussion featuring professionals working in the fields of health care and education. Guests: Douglas Clough, MD, President of the Allegheny County Medical Society; Lowell Taylor, Ph.D., Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University; Stephen Thomas, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Diversity at the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public Health.
His bright, colorful paintings depict scenes of downtown Pittsburgh and the steel industry during its hey day. OnQ's Chris Moore looks back at the life and lasting art of Jeff Hager.
He's known as the heavyweight champion of the NHL, but OnQ contributor Susie Meister finds out why Pittsburgh Penguin Georges Laraque goes from a feared enforcer during the game to a gentle giant off the ice.
This week the gang discusses the arrival of the Haiti orphans in Pittsburgh, more Wall St. bonuses, and the upset election of a Republican senator in Massachusetts. Special Guest: Hop Kendrick.