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Revere bridge naming raises some hackles

City, state, and federal officials gathered last week to officially name the 151-foot walkway that leads from Wonderland Station to Revere Beach the Christina and John Markey Memorial Pedestrian Bridge.

Some residents, though, are questioning the process that led to naming the new $20 million bridge after the parents of US Representative Edward Markey, who helped secure funding for the project. Markey and his parents are from Malden, and while they visited the beach often, they never lived in Revere.

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