We all know what the Pittsburgh Steelers can do on the football field? But what about on the basketball court? Dave & Dave find out first hand as Franco Harris coaches them, along with a team made up of former heavyweight boxing champ Roy Jones, Jr., NBA great Armon Gillliam, and various Pittsburgh media celebs. It's all part of the big season finale at the Mellon Arena for Pittsburgh's CBA team, The Xplosion. Now that the pads are off, we'll see how tough those Steelers are!
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A popular guru who heads the Jainism faith in India came to Pittsburgh for a life-saving surgery. Local "Jains" were awestruck that he came here, and many went to get a glimpse of him at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. Who is he? What is Jainism? Find out as Michael Bartley interviews the guru and visits the popular Hindu Jain Temple in Monroeville.
This episode of OnQ shows how Pittsburgh's tech pioneers are using the newest technology to engage and educate children. Featured segments also include the Fred Forward Conference, which carries on the legacy of Fred Rogers.
Rainbow Lorikeets (aka "Lories") are the stars of a new hands-on exhibit at the National Aviary on Pittsburgh's North Side.
OnQ's Michael Bartley takes you on a tour of the $175 million dollar slots at Meadows Casino and looks at two important issues: With Pittsburgh's Rivers Casino almost finished, can both local casinos survive? And - how much pressure are the casinos putting on Harrisburg to get table games?
How do you remove litter and garbage from the dangerously steep slopes of Pittsburgh? By using experienced rock climbers! That's what a neighborhood organization did to beautify the city's most visible hillside: Mount Washington. OnQ follows the climbers to bring you the story.
In this difficult economy, Pittsburgh area non-profits that serve the poor worry many will be left without annual holiday gifts and other critical services. What's being done to fill the gap? OnQ's Michael Bartley profiles Salvation Army holiday initiatives and conducts a round-table interview with non-profit leaders.