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Clocks "spring forward" this weekend

 

Last updated 3/11/2021 at 4:43pm



DAVENPORT – Another sign that winter is drawing to a close comes Sunday, March 14 at 2 a.m., when Daylight Savings Time (DST) arrives and the clocks advance an hour to preserve more daylight at the end of the day.

And yes, that means an hour of sleep is lost, not gained.

48 states observe DST, with the exceptions being Arizona and Hawaii. However, the Navajo nation in Arizona does observe DST.

Benjamin Franklin and William Willett were the original thinkers of DST, but the United States didn’t implement summer daylight savings time until World War I, according to a law review by Steve...



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