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Catch them if you can
Maurice Jones, 12, and A.J. Jones, 16, search for Pokemon with the recently released Pokemon Go app Monday near Twining Park. The brothers are from Janesville and were visiting their grandmother, who lives in Monroe. To order either of these photos, click here. (Times photo: Marissa Weiher)
MONROE - Instead of spending the hot days of summer inside playing video games, many young people in Green County are spending more time outside - playing video games. The smartphone app Pokemon Go has been available for less than a week, but it has already become a nationwide sensation. One part exercise app, one part monster-collecting video game and one part Foursquare, Pokemon Go has convinced Monroe residents to spend time outside on the prowl for the titular Pocket Monsters.