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Mastriano Removes Some Military Imagery After Inquiry Prompts Army Response

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano appears to have run afoul of a U.S. Army policy on using images of candidates in uniform. WESA's Chris Potter reports Mastriano took steps to rectify that after a media inquiry.

Read the full story at: https://www.wesa.fm/politics-government/2022-08-15/mastriano-social-media-military-uniform

(Original air-date: 8/16/22)

Nearly three decades after leaving home for college, Chris Potter now lives four miles from the house he grew up in -- a testament either to the charm of the South Hills or to a simple lack of ambition. In the intervening years, Potter held a variety of jobs, including asbestos abatement engineer and ice-cream truck driver. He has also worked for a number of local media outlets, only some of which then went out of business. After serving as the editor of Pittsburgh City Paper for a decade, he covered politics and government at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He has won some awards during the course of his quarter-century journalistic career, but then even a blind squirrel sometimes digs up an acorn.