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Business Owner Fights Bootlegging In Ocean City

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Ocean City Boardwalk merchant Dan Troiana is trying to fight rampant bootlegging of copyrighted merchandise at Maryland's only beach.
Bryan Russo
Ocean City Boardwalk merchant Dan Troiana is trying to fight rampant bootlegging of copyrighted merchandise at Maryland's only beach.

Some Boardwalk merchants in Ocean City, Md., are debating what to do about millions of dollars in fake designer clothes sold to tourists each summer. Coastal Reporter Bryan Russo introduces Dan Troiana, a local store owner who is trying to put a stop to it.

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Holy Bible Could Become Louisiana's Official Book

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