OffQ: May 7, 2010

OffQ panelists discuss a number of hot button issues including the huge budget gap in Pennsylvania, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl's request for public safety workers to "clean up their act," glitches on Wall Street and Big Ben's Sport Illustrated cover and article.

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Series: OnQ


Despite much wealth and success in our Appalachian northern region, widespread poverty still exists in rural Fayette and Greene counties. However, Michael Bartley shows how and why so many people are delivering life-saving services to our rural neighbors.

Original airdate: Apr 15, 2009


Celebrating its 75th season, the Gateway Lodge is the gateway to beautiful Cook Forest. OnQ contributor Dave Crawley paid a visit to the "Inn of Autumn" during the height of the fall foliage season.


Mr. Gomberg is a World War II Veteran who provides an emotional look back on his Army service and wonders “Who will put a flag on my grave?”


After an explosive blew up in U.S. Marine and Iraq War Veteran Josh Maloney's hand, he went on living without a right hand. That was until a human donor offered a new hand and Pittsburgh doctors successfully transplanted it. OnQ's Michael Bartley talks with Maloney of Brentwood, Pennsylvania about the extraordinary transplant surgery and how it's brought normalcy to his life.


If you enjoy soul food but want to pratice healthy eating... Catch this episode of OnQ where you'll get some great tips on how to make it happen.


Harish Saluja, founder of Silk Screen: Asian American Film Festival, Pittsburgh; and K.S. Venkataraman, editor and publisher of The Pittsburgh Patrika.

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