OnQ Close-up: Tuition Tax Controversy
OnQ's Michael Bartley hosts a discussion on the much-debated proposed City of Pittsburgh tuition tax. Council members Ricky Burgess, Theresa Kail-Smith, and Bill Peduto join Chatham University President Esther Barazzone and Pitt graduate student Daniel Jimenez, as council prepares to vote on whether to tax local university students to satisfy the city's pension deficit.
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If you love holiday performances, this is a group you don't want to miss. The Children's Festival Chorus of Pittsburgh is made up of some of the best young performers in our region. You'll see them perform and learn how CFC is promoting the arts for all young people. OnQ's Tonia Caruso reports.
Don't trash your old kitchen or bathroom. Consider taking those sinks, tubs, medicine chests, lights and more to Construction Junction in Pittsburgh's Point Breeze neighborhood. It's a place that "promotes conservation through the reuse of building materials." You can shop there, too!
OnQ's Michael Bartley reports from East Liberty Family Health Care Center, where low income families find necessary oral and dental treatments.
On a trip to India, Pittsburgh artist Laurel Herman was thunderstruck by the plight of the country's 10 million homeless dogs. She returned to Pittsburgh with dramatic video, and the stories of amazing animal welfare advocates.
OnQ continues its series on education reform, "Making the Grade," with a profile of the Extra Mile Foundation, which sends low-income students to four Catholic inner city schools in the Pittsburgh area.
The flowers are back! OnQ contributor Doug Oster takes us inside Phipps Conservatory to show us the lush flower filled rooms, the cascading waterfalls, and the vibrant colors of the spring flower show.