Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

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Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

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The National Football League season and television's new fall schedule are upon us, so it stands to reason that the students at Marlboro College in Vermont would want their campus wired for satellite dishes, right? Well, no, actually. The school, deep in the state's southern hills, can barely pick up over-the-air broadcasts and is too rural to be attractive to a cable system. But last week, when the satellite question was put to a vote, an overwhelming majority rejected it. And after they did, even the student who offered the proposal acknowleged: "Not having TV in my room has helped me to study more."


But for those who like to kick back for some serious TV-watching, the La-Z-Boy furniture company is introducing a new recliner - with a built-in chiller for, um, liquid refreshment. Its $899 Oasis model has a flip-up armpad that holds six 12-ounce cans. On the other arm: a phone that can be used to order out for pizza.

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