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Daylight saving time 2017: A few surprising things about springing forward

Rickey Stokes

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Posted by: RStokes
Date: Mar 11 2017 7:16 PM

It's time for the time to change.

Daylight saving time begins overnight -- at 2 a.m. Sunday clocks will move forward one hour as mandated by the Energy Policy Act of 2005.

Some will gripe about losing an hour of sleep, while others are excited about the extra hour of daylight in the afternoons that DST affords.

Daylight saving time (not "savings") has been a contentious issue worldwide since it was first conceived by Benjamin Franklin in 1784.


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