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Video store isn't just hanging on. It's thriving on horror.

Nov. 9, 2019 3:01 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — There is a place where the video store never died. Where movie posters plaster the walls and a giant novelty VHS tape hangs above the checkout counter. Where, on a recent afternoon, the owner placed an order for more inventory via an honest-to-goodness telephone. "I'm sorry, I just have...

Jury convicts man for counterfeiting more than 48,000 DVDs

Oct. 30, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine jury has convicted a former video rental chain owner of mail fraud and copyright infringement following charges that he sold more than 48,000 counterfeit copies of copyright protected movies. Fifty-two-year-old Douglas Gordon was once the owner of a chain of video stores in...