Recent Examples of daylight saving time from the Web
The vernal equinox is far less controversial than another marker of spring in the U.S.: daylight saving time.
Another study suggests daylight saving time actually increases energy consumption.
Rubio took this initiative a week after Florida's Legislature voted to make their state the nation's first to adopt year-round daylight saving time statewide — a change that can't take effect unless Congress changes federal law.
The website says farmers were negatively impacted by daylight saving time changes because their schedules are actually dictated by the sun and not a clock.
While most of the state ignores daylight saving time, the Navajo Nation, which covers part of northeastern Arizona, observes it.
By overwhelming, bipartisan majorities, the normally fractious Florida Senate and House this week adopted a bill that would make their state the first to adopt year-round daylight saving time.
Massachusetts pre-dates Florida as a rogue state, implementing daylight saving time on its own in the 1920s under Gov. Calvin Coolidge.
During the energy crisis of the 1970s, Congress ordered states to go on year-round daylight saving time between January 1974 and April 1975.
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First Known Use of daylight saving time
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Definition of daylight saving time for English Language Learners
: a period of the year between spring and fall when clocks in the U.S. are set one hour ahead of standard time
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