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Former Yakima Man Wins Republican Nomination in Massachusetts

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YAKIMA, Wash.-- A former Navy Seal and Yakima resident won the republican nomination for John Kerry's former senate seat in Massachusetts.

Gabriel Gomez grew up in Yakima, graduating from Eisenhower High School in 1983.

Gomez attended the U.S. Naval Academy and spent about a decade in the navy.

His parents still live in the Yakima Valley.

Gomez will now face democrat Ed Markey in the general election in June.

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