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(WZZM) Have you been hearing about bitcoin? Bitcoin is an alternative, virtual currency that is growing in use worldwide. And, we just got our first bitcoin ATM here in Grand Rapids this week.

N&P Bitcoin Consulting installed the ATM at the Skywalk Deli downtown. The deli accepts bitcoin as payment. N&P is trying to get bitcoin to take off in West Michigan by educating and also offering bitcoin "hunts" in Grand Rapids.

To read more on N&P, click here: http://www.npbitcoin.co/

For more on bitcoin, click here: https://bitcoin.org/

For other bitcoin news, an early user of bitcoin is cryonically freezing his body so he can see bitcoin in the future: http://www.wired.com/2014/08/hal-finney/

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