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Don't forget to fall back, daylight time ends on Sunday

Don't forget to fall back, daylight time ends on Sunday

We all have opinions on daylight saving time, though truth to tell, I always need to stop and figure it out a little.

Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend when we revert back to standard time at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5 - setting the clocks back one hour.

Daylight Saving Time now begins on the second Sunday of March and ends on the Second Sunday in November. Part of the act will extend Daylight Saving Time starting in 2007, from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.

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Daylight saving time will return on Sunday, March 11, 2018. As for Hawaii, its location closer to the equator gives the state more consistent days year round.

While you may be excited about gaining that hour of sleep, the switch pushes sunrise and sunset back an hour.

Texas lawmakers have filed numerous bills to end daylight saving time in Texas, including three proposed at the beginning of this year.

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Senator Chuck Grassley, the Iowa Republican who's chairman of the committee, said he needs to look at the issue before commenting. He later acknowledged that he met then-Russian ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak twice during the campaign.

The shift means it's lighter earlier in the morning and darker earlier in the evening.

And there are arguments on the idea that daylight-saving time reduces electricity usage and promotes energy efficiency. It was repealed in 1919, but reinstated during World War II.

Farming groups have also expressed anti-daylight time views, saying it has a significant adverse impact on rural families, businesses and communities. This is also where you can find more information about timekeeping and daylight saving in the U.S. In 2013, iPhone customers experienced a daylight saving time bug.

Ash-pipe explodes at NTPC in UP; ten dead, 50 injured
The state government will also give Rs 50,000 for critically injured while Rs 25,000 for those who have suffered light injured. The 1,550 megawatt (MW) plant supplies electricity to nine states, according to the company's website, and employs 870 people.

DST was introduced in the U.S.in 1918 as a wartime measure. I wouldn't want anyone to be late for church.


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