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RCA P60752EB Power problem

I bought this RCA P60752EB at a yard sale for $25. So i'm not too worried about spending money on it, but obviously i'm not loaded.
When i bought the TV, the only thing wrong was that a fuse was blown out. So i replaced it and it worked fine... for a while. then it blew another. and another, until i reached the point i'm at now. Everytime i put a fuse in it, the fuse blows and arcs right away, and it makes a strange sound.... i looked at the bottom side of the circut board with the power supply on it and didn't see any apparently burnt parts, but there's about a 3 inch long white rectangular block right next to the part the power cord plugs into (power transformer maybe??) that has a kind of brown discoloration on the bottom side of the circut board where one end of it solders in. Got any ideas as to what my problem is or how to fix it?

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Apparently, blown fuses indicate problems elsewhere in the circuit. The block is a voltage dropping resistor, has nothing to do with problem. If you think it's worth it, take to pro/tech

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