Congress works to ease pain of analog TV's death

Congress has put a price on keeping your old analog TV running in the digital age -- up to $3 billion.

And, as always thinking of your best interests, Congress will help you foot the bill.

In a little-noticed decision that carries consequences for tens of millions of Americans, the House and Senate declared that the analog signals that have brought millions of TVs to life since the 1940s will go dark in 2009. (The House would pull the plug Dec. 31, 2008, while the Senate would end analog service April 7, 2009, right after the NCAA basketball tournament.)

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