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Daylight Saving time returns Sunday

Daylight Saving time returns Sunday

It's nearly time to change the clocks again.

Many Canadians either love or hate this ritual, and in Saskatchewan, the central prairie province, they just ignore it, remaining on central standard time year round.

Let's be honest: With the advent of personal computers and smartphones, the burden of Daylight Saving Time is not as heavy as it once was. More light means we can play and I don't have to leave the office early, ' Auran said.

The practice of daylight saving time first started as a way to save coal a century ago during World War I and continues to this day in an effort to conserve energy.

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For some, springing ahead means one thing losing an hour of sleep. It was used by Great Britain and the US during both World Wars to cut power consumption in war plants and make blackouts more effective. Daylight will last longer into the evening but take an hour longer to emerge in the morning. But it wasn't until 1966 that the Uniform Time Act was established.

British Summer Time was suggested in 1907 by William Willett, a keen horse rider and frustrated by the "waste" of daylight in the early mornings during the summer.

Daylight Saving Time, as it's known, is the move to optimise the daylight.

Arizona and Hawaii don't use DST.

U.S. senators' urge for talks with Russian Federation is encouraging, lawmaker says
He continued: "Those who serve us with poison will eventually swallow it and poison themselves". The comments come after months of sabre-rattling by Russian Federation and America.

Lawmakers in the New England states previous year considered jointly adopting year-round daylight time but critics said putting Boston and New York City in different time zones would play havoc with financial markets.

It's a good time to consider installing fresh smoke detector batteries. That got the idea shelved until the unlikely event NY hops on-board.

Daylight Savings Time 2018 begins on Sunday, March 11 at 2 a.m.

Not wanting to force Texans to choose between church and football, two pillars of Lone Star culture, the Legislature punted.

Amazon Launches Low-Cost Prime Membership For Medicaid Recipients
While Amazon doesn't say how many members Prime has, those customers usually spend more and buy more frequently than non-members. Medicaid is the government program that helps provide health coverage for many low-income families and disabled individuals.


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