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Digital era threatens drive-ins

Local business sees pluses, minuses to format switch

August 19, 2013
Staff, wire reports (news@tribtoday.com) , Tribune Chronicle | TribToday.com

Through 80 summers, drive-in theaters have managed to remain a part of the American fabric, surviving technological advances and changing tastes that put thousands out of business. Now the industry says a good chunk of the 350 or so left could be forced to turn out the lights because they can't afford to adapt to the digital age.

 
 
 

 

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