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  1. Redmond is known as the "Bicycle Capital of the Northwest".
  2. Redmond is commonly recognized as the home of both Microsoft and Nintendo of America.
  3. The largest employer in the city by far is Microsoft Corporation, which moved its headquarters to Redmond in 1986.
  4. Steve Wiebe, an American two-time world champion of the video game Donkey Kong, Wiebe was the first person to achieve over a million points in a public game with a score of 1,006,600, is a resident of Redmond.

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