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Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday

Posted: Monday, Feb 4th, 2013

NORTH AMERICA Scores of people will get an extra hour of sleep Monday morning when Daylight Savings Time ends. The concept of Daylight Savings Time went into effect during the first world war in an effort to save coal. Over the years, proponents of Daylight Savings Time have argued that it saves energy and that it promotes outdoor activity in the evenings and reduces crime. Opponents have said that changing the clocks twice per year is disruptive.

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