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Cable TV Boxes Become 2nd Biggest Energy Users In Many Homes - Los Angeles Times

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This image provided by Cox Communications shows a program guide for television set-top boxes to make it easier to find programs available live or on demand. (AP Photo/Cox Communications) | AP/Cox

In the middle of the night, when most Americans are sound asleep, their lights and appliances off, a power hog is wide awake and running at nearly full throttle: the boxes that operate their cable or satellite television service.

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