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Is it Curtains for Daylight Saving Time?

Twice a year, Americans change their clocks in accordance with the federally mandated switch to daylight saving time (DST), a concept first introduced during World War I in order to save energy by maximizing sunlight. The idea was to take an hour of sun from the morning, when people were likely to be asleep, and tack it to the end of the day, when most Americans were still awake. "I hate losing an hour of sleep, and I hate the disruption in the fall," DST activist Scott Yates...

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