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Pokemon Go wakes up Wylie

by | Jul 20, 2016 | Latest

The "Voices of Wylie" sculpture outside Smith Public Library has been marked as a Pokestop and was used last week by, l-r, Daniel Bell, Kimberly Bell and Scott Allen, to pick up Pokemon eggs and powers.

The “Voices of Wylie” sculpture outside Smith Public Library has been marked as a Pokestop and was used last week by, l-r, Daniel Bell, Kimberly Bell and Scott Allen, to pick up Pokemon eggs and powers.

 

By Joe Reavis

Staff Writer

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The city of Wylie laid claim to the Wide Awake Wylie slogan again over the past few days as people flocked downtown after sunset to seek, capture and battle imaginary creatures in the new “Pokemon Go” digital game.

Following clues on their smart phones, gamers are strolling Ballard Avenue looking for locations inside and outside buildings where Pokemon characters and props can be found. The number of gamers is spotty during the day, but increases to as many as 50 at a time when the sun goes down.

For the full story see the July 20 issue and the e-Edition at http://www.etypeservices.com/Wylie%20NewsID245/default.aspx

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