Wild Things: Fit To Be Wild?

The Washington Wild Things baseball team held its sixth open try-out in hopes of discovering the next Roy Hobbs. Would one emerge from this year's field and secure a roster spot? Our own Mike Lee gave it a shot, along with more than thirty others, hoping to see if they had the right stuff.

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How does a kid from New Castle end up becoming a wildly successful Hollywood attorney, producer, executive and next door neighbor to Steven Spielberg? John Dellaverson's story is about opportunity both for himself and now possibly for the region where he grew up.


A Pittsburgh-area math teacher puts an artistic twist on a popular children's toy. OnQ shows how Jason Burik turns Lego blocks into miniature architectural masterpieces!


It may be the answer to the needs of an energy-hungry nation, but it's a different sotry for people who live close to drilling sites - especially those who rely on well water to drink, bathe or run their business.  In this extended interview, a Western Pennsylvania farmer talks about the impact of Marcellus Shale drilling on his property.


This greenhouse along the Youghiogheny River Trail in Buena Vista produces nearly 3000 lettuce plants hyroponially, each week. Clients with disabilities do all the growing and make this greenhouse a success in many ways.


What are invasive plants and why is there a push to plant native plants in our parks and gardens? OnQ finds out with a visit to Sylvania Natives, a garden center in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood that sells plants native to Western Pennsylvania.


Meet nurses who deal with the youngest of patients. From the ER to the neo-natal ICU, transplant ward to the cardio lab, pediatric nurses are on the front line of "family-centered care."

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