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State Republican Party Kicks Off Convention in Yakima

YAKIMA, Wa - The State Republican Convention is going on right now at the Yakima Convention Center.  State delegates will be here through Saturday.

People have been busy at the convention center mingling and visiting different vendors. The party is holding private committee meetings to discuss rules, credentials and the party platform for this convention.

Tomorrow, several well known Republican politicians will be speaking, including Congressman Doc Hastings.

State Attorney General Rob Mckenna will be the keynote speaker. Next week, the State Democratic Party will also hold its convention at the Yakima Convention Center.

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