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Daylight Savings Time deserves more light (column)

10:18 AM, Mar. 8, 2014
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The first formal proposal to establish Daylight Saving Time came in the late-19th century from George Vernon Hudson, a New Zealand postal clerk who moonlighted as an entomologist. Vernon proposed the change so he would have more daylight hours to collect bugs after he finished his day job. There were not enough bug collectors to marshal support for the change, and the idea was put on hold.

Over the years, DST has insinuated itself into American life, where today most of the country pushes the clocks forward in the spring and then, eight months later, moves them back to "standard" time. As a ...

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