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Rich Warren: Things too good to be true sometimes are great

Sometimes a product seems too good to be true, yet it is true.

Last November, after discovering that LG's small TVs lacked audio outputs, I chose the 22-inch Vizio E221-A1 that cost about $135, approximately $40 less than the 22-inch LG (and $60 less than the comparable Samsung, which also lacked an audio output).

Who lives here? April 26, 2014

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or television show and ask readers, "Who lives here?" The first person to email wholiveshere@news-gazette.com with who resides in the featured house will get a shout-out in next week's section. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence in your submission.

Top of the Morning, April 25, 2014

Don't know about the rest of you, but my house is overrun with electronic devices. It's like living at Best Buy without the blue and yellow color scheme (anybody else long for the days of Circuit City?).

Who lives here? April 19, 2014

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or television show and ask readers, "Who lives here?" The first person to email wholiveshere@news-gazette.com with the who resides in the featured house will get a shout-out in next week's section. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence in your submission.

Top of the Morning, April 18, 2014

Our friends at BTN have access to every league championship. And they are going to show them. It starts with the women's golf tournament May 7. The men's tournament, dominated in recent years by Illinois, will be shown May 14.

Rich Warren: Cable options on the rise - and so is the cost

Can you believe a technology columnist who wrote a high school term paper explaining why pay TV would never succeed? Of course, back then pay TV consisted of an experiment by Zenith to broadcast one channel of pay TV in Chicago.

Look Back: Highlights from Melissa Merli on the week that was

Look Back: Highlights from Melissa Merli on the week that was

Top of the Morning, April 11, 2014

It isn't T.O.T.M's job to push one viewing format over the other. Cable, satellite, Internet, rabbit ears. They all have their advantages and disadvantages. For some, it is cost. For others, it is programming.

Rich Warren: VHS may not look good on new TV

Will a new TV bring an old VHS tape to life? That's the quandary from this St. Joseph reader: "This involves transferring VHS tape to a DVD. I know you have written repeatedly on this and I have the columns in which you address that so I think I know what to do. But before I go to that trouble, here is what I ran into that has me questioning if I should proceed.

Community Cinema focuses on high-school basketball team

URBANA — WILL's free Community Cinema screening for April follows the down-but-not-out Medora, Ind., high school basketball team, whose struggles parallel its town's fight for survival.