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10 March 2018, 01:19 | Floyd Cook
Daylight Saving Time Begins This Weekend
These discussions are driving more people to wonder, "It's only an hour, what's the big deal?"
When I wake on Sunday at my regular time - which will depend on the pub I was drowning my DST sorrows at the night before - I will be short by one hour. Florida, in keeping with its outlier character, would secede from the national timetable. And if that forces schools to start later, more parents would have to rush to reach work on time.
Nationwide daylight saving time began 100 years ago during World War I. During the long days of summer, the sun rose in some Northern regions between 4 and 5 a.m., when most non-farmers were asleep. Or, changing it so it stays all year round. He put together a report that outlined 10 reasons why Daylight Saving Time was a good idea. "To change it, you have to make a tradeoff". Others say that it influences people to spend more time out of the house, thus decreasing the need for artificial lighting as well as the likelihood of using home electric appliances.
'It is kinda nice when you get that extra hour of sleep when the time falls back, but you pay for it in the spring, ' Milan said.
Time to set your clocks and watches one hour ahead.
Here in B.C., the Union of B.C. Municipalities endorsed a resolution from Grand Forks in September asking the province to consider abolishing Daylight Saving Time. So Chu amended his bill to take year-round standard time off the table. It helps us manage our energy bills because it cools down earlier. And, consequently, millions of American adults and children can struggle to adjust for several days after or even a couple of weeks. I know the difference between daylight saving and standard time, if I think for a minute.
Under a year-round DST schedule, sunrise and sunset times would remain similar to what we're used to, because we already observe DST for eight months of the year. A study found that on the Monday after the shift to Daylight Saving Time, employees spent more time procrastinating and wasting time on the Internet at work.
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Todd said at the time federal law allows states to establish their time zone as long as the state covers two time zones such as Tennessee does.
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