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What to Know About Daylight Saving Time

Your time-change questions, answered

It’s that time of year — set your clocks forward this weekend or else risk embarrassing lateness. Face a Monday known for unusual spikes in heart attacks and car crashes. Debate, once again, whether the twice-a-year routine of time change is even worth it.

This time around, you can enter the discussion with some background knowledge. Here's what to know about why we do this, and whether we might ever be able to stop.

It’s commonly explained that the United States adopted daylight saving time to give farmers more time to work before sunset. According to farmers, that may be a myth.

Please select this link to read the complete article from The Washington Post. 

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