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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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.
Steelers vs. "Fitz" - Arizona Cardinals superstar receiver Larry Fitzgerald is still known affectionately around the University of Pittsburgh simply as "Fitz." OnQ's Michael Bartley talks with Pitt football staff, students and the voice of the steelers Bill Hillgrove about Fitzgerald's impact here and divided loyalties as the Steelers face Fitzgerald in Super Bowl XLIII.
Every year on October 11th, it is “National Coming Out Day”. National Coming out Day is a day where gay, lesbian, transgender, and bisexual people, can “come out” to others about their sexuality. October 11th was picked as National Coming Out Day to commemorate the march on Washington for gay and lesbian rights.