Pittsburgh Mayoral Race: Kevin Acklin
33-year-old Independent mayoral candidate Kevin Acklin has knocked on almost every door in Pittsburgh, hoping he can use the personal touch to upset incumbent mayor Luke Ravenstahl. OnQ's Michael Bartley tours Acklin's boyhood neighborhood of South Oakland with Acklin as he lays out his vision of economic prosperity for Pittsburgh's neighborhoods.
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His large scale works of art can be seen in churches, chapels and schools across Western Pennsylvania. Join OnQ's Tonia Caruso as she examines the colorful creations of one of this region's most prolific and talented stained glass artists.
Journey to Africa with Squirrel Hill native, Talia Rosenberg, on a mission to raise awareness of AIDS in children. In June 2008, Rosenberg took part in a walk across Swaziland where she visited clinics and schools to find out what's being done to curtail the growing problem there. Swaziland has one of the highest incidents of HIV/AIDS in the world.
Billy Ray, the baby Amur Tiger at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium, is a favorite attraction for visitors. We get an up close look at the tiger, now seven months old, and also talk to some of the people who helped care for the cub after it was rejected by its mother.
It's a simple play on words: combining "veteran" with "entrepreneur" - but it means real business for the men and women who have served our country. NaVOBA is a Pittsburgh-based organization that helps veterans start their own companies, while encouraging America to support the veterans business movement.
On Q's Michael Bartley previews the elaborate western art exhibit that will be open to the public this weekend at the Duquesne Club in downtown Pittsburgh. The multi-million dollar display includes western artifacts with Western PA history attached, as well as brilliant original paintings from Remington, Russell and other greats.