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By Dallas Morning News | October 29, 1993
Daylight-saving time gives way to standard time at 2 a.m. Sunday.Except for anyone in eastern Indiana, Albania, Argentina, Australia, Israel, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, or any of dozens of countries where they made the switch weeks ago, or where they will be switching from standard to daylight time, or where they do not observe daylight time and will not be making any changes.In these days of international travel, one would think the whole world would switch time on the same day. But no.Most citizens of Greenland, for example, reset their watches to standard time on Sept.
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August 29, 2014
A contributing factor in the chronic sleepiness of teens is daylight saving time. When daylight saving time is in effect, if you rise at 6 a.m., it is really 5 a.m. It's no wonder they are tired. Daylight saving time is an archaic custom that is intended to fool us into moving our schedule an hour earlier. With the phasing out of incandescent lighting, it serves little useful purpose in the 21st century. Why not at least return to standard time when school begins? If we let teens sleep until the sun rises, they may not be so drowsy or cranky.
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By FRANK ROYLANCE and FRANK ROYLANCE,frank.roylance@baltsun.com | October 25, 2008
Tomorrow is the last Sunday in October, so you're forgiven if you feel an urge to turn your clocks back tonight. But don't do it! Europe switches back to standard time tonight, but Congress changed our rules back in 2005. Beginning last fall, we pushed the return to Standard Time to the first Sunday in November. So we're stuck with very dark mornings for another week. Standard Time ends March 8.
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The Baltimore Sun | November 2, 2012
Daylight saving time will end this weekend, when clocks "fall back" one hour to standard time, starting at 2 a.m. Sunday. That means an extra hour of sleep for many. Maryland State Fire Marshal William Barnard is recommending that residents change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors at the same time that they turn back their clocks. Barnard says that having working fire alarms and carbon monoxide detectors can double a family's chances of surviving a home fire or instance of unsafe carbon monoxide levels.
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March 13, 2006
March 13 1781: The planet Uranus was discovered by William Herschel. 1884: Standard time was adopted throughout the United States. 1906: American suffragist Susan B. Anthony died in Rochester, N.Y., at age 86. 1925: A law went into effect in Tennessee prohibiting the teaching of evolution.
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The Baltimore Sun | November 2, 2012
Daylight saving time will end this weekend, when clocks "fall back" one hour to standard time, starting at 2 a.m. Sunday. That means an extra hour of sleep for many. Maryland State Fire Marshal William Barnard is recommending that residents change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors at the same time that they turn back their clocks. Barnard says that having working fire alarms and carbon monoxide detectors can double a family's chances of surviving a home fire or instance of unsafe carbon monoxide levels.
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September 19, 1998
150 years ago in The Sun Sept. 19: The city, yesterday morning, was rife with a rumor that a dreadful accident had happened on the Philadelphia Railroad. As far as we could learn from the railroad office, a collision took place about twelve o'clock on Sunday night, between two trains, near Wilmington.100 years ago in The Sun Sept. 23: HAGERSTOWN, MD., (Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Sun) -- William James, aged seventy-five years, killed himself with chloroform this evening. He purchased two ounces of the drug, saying he needed to clean some articles at his home.
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By Shaun Johnson | August 25, 2011
Here's an update to a clich├ęd philosophical question: If a test is scheduled and no one is around to take it, will this test matter? The new school year for many public school teachers begins weeks before students arrive. Educators attend hours of workshops to discover that the newest acronym is simply a substitute for an older one. More importantly, piles of test data are pored over to both assess the previous year and to fully appreciate what is to come with a new crop of students.
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By Frank Roylance and Sun Reporter // Weather Blogger | March 28, 2010
H eaded for Europe? Today is the day countries of the European Union "spring forward," setting their clocks ahead one hour, from Standard Time to Summer Time. Their switch comes two weeks after most of the U.S. moved to Daylight Savings Time. During that period, the clock difference between Baltimore and London was just four hours. Now, it's five hours once again. European Summer Time is one hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), the global standard. > Read Frank Roylance's blog on MarylandWeather.
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By Frank D. Roylance and Frank D. Roylance,SUN REPORTER | October 30, 2007
Did your high-tech clock turn itself back on Sunday? Or did you turn it back yourself? If so, you were probably an hour late for church, or the fox hunt, or whatever else you planned for the day. For the first time since 1966, when the Uniform Time Act decreed a nationwide return to standard time on the last Sunday in October, daylight saving time will end this year on the first Sunday in November. The switch should not have surprised anyone. It had been coming since Congress authorized it in the Energy Policy Act of 2005.
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