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News : Rural Missouri Drive-In Theater Goes Digital
Posted by Randy on 2014/5/14 4:18:30 (520 reads) News by the same author

CADET, Mo. (AP) - As the sun set over rural Washington County on May 3, a half dozen kids sat in the back of a pickup at the hilltop Starlite Drive-in.
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The Starlite Drive-in near Potosi was one of nine national winners in a contest sponsored by Honda. Co-owner Kevin Mercille tells the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1opP50q ) that after winning the contest, the 62-year-old Starlite also purchased another digital projector, valued at $70,000, for its second screen.

The newspaper reports that drive-ins in Cuba and Moberly, Missouri, as well as Belleville, Litchfield and Springfield, Illinois, have also made the conversion to digital.

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