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Daylight Saving Time Costs Money And Frustration

Daylight Saving Time Costs Money And Frustration

The current schedule, introduced in 2007, lists the time changes on the second Sunday of March and the first Sunday of November. Other timepieces - such as watches, tall clocks, clocks in bell towers, kitchen appliances with clocks, alarm clocks and your car's clock - will wait for you to change them, so setting them ahead one hour tonight before you go to bad will get them on the right time come tomorrow. Read More

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Judges: Texas redistricting plan violates Voting Rights Act

Judges: Texas redistricting plan violates Voting Rights Act

Constitution. The panel, in a 2-1 ruling, said District 35 - held by U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin - was improperly drawn with race as the predominant factor to minimize the number of Democrat districts and to attempt to unseat Doggett by boosting the Hispanic population, making it more likely that voters would choose a Latino candidate. Read More

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Nobody wants their name on the Republican health care bill

Nobody wants their name on the Republican health care bill

Two committees - Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce - kicked off meetings to finalize the legislation. It turned out that all of us were there to discuss the ACA. House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wisc.) said the measure would "drive down costs, encourage competition and give every American access to quality, affordable health insurance". Read More

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Dominican Republic fightback to beat United States at World Baseball Classic

Dominican Republic fightback to beat United States at World Baseball Classic

Thanks to 4 2/3 scoreless innings by starter Marcus Stroman , the Americans held a seemingly safe 5-0 lead over the mighty Dominican Republic after 5 ½ innings Saturday night. Oddly, as good as Miller is, the past three times we've seen him, he's allowed a home run. Most veteran baseball writers covering the game agreed the only crowds that came close to being this noisy were during the 1987 and 1991 World Series under the sound-capturing roof of the Metrodome in Minneapolis. Read More

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The history behind Daylight Saving Time

The history behind Daylight Saving Time

According to Downing, after Congress extended daylight saving time an additional month in 1986, the golf industry estimated that the additional hour generated $200 million in additional revenue. But looking on the bright side, there is more daylight in the evening hours. "Losing an hour of sleep could have an impact on your alertness and reaction time when you are driving", said Sam Corea, a spokesperson for ICBC. Read More

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Just how unsafe are North Korean missiles to Russian Federation and the world?

Just how unsafe are North Korean missiles to Russian Federation and the world?

China on Wednesday proposed that North Korea could suspend its nuclear and missile activities in exchange for a halt in joint military drills conducted by the US and South Korea. Seoul sits only about 35 miles from the border with North Korea . The continuous belligerence of North Korea is only one side of the story. China has shut down or restricted South Korean businesses in the country and says "the most important thing is to reduce tension". Read More

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'Potential increasing' for significant snow Monday-Wednesday

'Potential increasing' for significant snow Monday-Wednesday

Clouds will start to increase Monday night. Confidence is increasing for a strong coastal storm to bring significant snow and strong winds across the area Monday Night into Tuesday Night. The reasons these storms occur is due to the mountains to the Appalachian Mountain Range and its vicinity to the Atlantic Ocean. Plan for afternoon temperatures in the low 40s, with wind chills falling into the 20s by dinner time. Read More

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Daylight Saving Time 2017 Time Change

Daylight Saving Time 2017 Time Change

All you need to know is that the time will move forward an hour at 2:00 AM on Sunday, March 12 . The time change takes place across the US except in Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Arizona (but not the Navajo Indian Reservation, which does observe Daylight Saving Time ). Read More

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IPhone Daylight Saving 2017: 3 Things to Know

IPhone Daylight Saving 2017: 3 Things to Know

Boethel said. One goal is to keep the daylight hours coordinated with the time that most people are active , according to the NIST. No matter where you stand on the issue, Daylight Saving Time does have a positive outcome for us Oregonians: an extra hour of light in the evening to spend outdoors. Read More

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Daylight savings time returns this weekend

Daylight savings time returns this weekend

Under federal law, states looking to do away with the clock changes need approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation. So what can people do ahead of time to prepare for Daylight Saving Time? The Michigan House of Representatives introduced a bill in January, known as HB 4011 , that would exempt the state from daylight saving time and put the entire state in the Easter Standard Time Zone. Read More

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Here's the exact time daylight saving 2017 will take effect

Here's the exact time daylight saving 2017 will take effect

This might confuse some people, because not everywhere does Daylight Saving Time, including a couple of states! Despite moves to get rid of daylight saving times, some legislators would rather hold to old standards. By the way, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and most of Arizona don't follow Daylight Saving Time. The history of Daylight Saving Time goes all the way back to inventor and politician Benjamin Franklin, who proposed a form of daylight time in 1784. Read More

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'So-called Judge' James Robart Could Again Thwart Trump's Travel-Ban Plans

'So-called Judge' James Robart Could Again Thwart Trump's Travel-Ban Plans

The 90-day travel restriction applies to Iran, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen and Libya, six Muslim-majority and terrorism-prone countries that were contained in the original order. Ferguson asked the judge Thursday to extend an injunction that was issued against Trump's initial executive order. "This Executive Order ensures that we have a functional immigration system that safeguards our national security". Read More

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Foster scores 15 as Creighton advances

Foster scores 15 as Creighton advances

Now, these weren't just three-pointers; half of them were absolute moon-balls shot from deeeeep in the corners. "They hit you with a run, their turnovers are down, their assists are up, their shooting percentage is better, and they always play tough defense". Read More

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Daylight Saving: When does time change?

Daylight Saving: When does time change?

Whether or not you like it, it's a fact we have to live with. In 2005, President George W. Bush extended the daylight saving time for an extra four weeks through an energy bill. This weekend is the bad kind of daylight savings. In the case of IN, the state was split between Eastern and Central Time Zones, causing Daylight Saving Time inconsistency until the whole state jumped into the Eastern Time Zone IN 2006. Read More

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Cold temps and a possible nor'easter follow Friday's snow

Cold temps and a possible nor'easter follow Friday's snow

Follow us on Facebook , Twitter , and Instagram for the latest updates. There are a couple of tricky elements to this system. The thing about March, though, is melting gets underway quick - usually as soon as the snow stops. SUNDAY - Sunny, blustery and still cold. In most locations, it will feel like single digits, but in the typically colder spots to the north, it may feel like it's below zero at times. Read More

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Washington state seeks to block Trump's new travel ban

Washington state seeks to block Trump's new travel ban

The new order explicitly exempts legal permanent residents of the US and current visa holders, and it cuts the number of affected countries from seven to six, leaving out Iraq. Ferguson's lawsuit against the first version of Trump's travel ban blocked enforcement of that executive order, leading the Trump administration to withdraw it and submit a new version. Read More

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Notre Dame beats Florida State, sets ACC title game matchup with Duke

And I think we believed, and these two games we feel really comfortable. With nine minutes remaining, Angola-Rodas hit back-to-back three-pointers to get his team within 8 points. Angola-Rodas brought Florida State back with his long-range shooting. Florida State , on the other hand, shot very poorly in the first half, as Notre Dame's defensive effort from the Virginia game carried over to Friday night. Read More

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Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III asks 46 Obama-era federal prosecutors to resign

Justice Department on Friday. The Friday move by the Justice Department was to ask for the resignations of all remaining USA attorney's appointed by Obama. "The president called Dana Boente and Rod Rosenstein tonight to inform them that he has declined to accept their resignation, and they will remain in their current positions", Peter Carr, a Justice Department spokesman, said. Read More

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Sunday night's Daylight Saving Time change could affect road safety

Sunday night's Daylight Saving Time change could affect road safety

Some workers are more vulnerable than others to the time change, including older workers, those with existing sleep disorders such as sleep apnea or restless leg syndrome, and those with rotating shifts, said Dr. Move to Arizona! The Grand Canyon State is the only state in the Continental United States that does recognize daylight savings time . Making better use of the sunshine could save the French economy 64 million pounds of candles, Franklin noted in the 18th century. Read More

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Missing Woman's Vehicle Pulled From Missouri River, Female Body Found

Missing Woman's Vehicle Pulled From Missouri River, Female Body Found

Anderson was driving a black Ford Focus the last time she was seen. Police also would not speculate whether the vehicle went into the water at the location it was found or drifted there. "We just got the news - there's a body in her auto", said her mother, Liz Anderson, sobbing as she spoke on her cellphone. When FOX 4 asked police if they suspect foul play in Anderson's disappearance, they simply said the investigation is still ongoing. Read More

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Trump Transition Team Knew of Flynn's Foreign Ties

Trump Transition Team Knew of Flynn's Foreign Ties

Flynn Intel Group Inc. had disclosed to Congress its work for Inovo BV, but had not previously registered with the DOJ as working on behalf of a foreign government. "I don't believe that that was known", he said during his daily press briefing . With his ally Donald Trump in the White House, the DOJ is likely to be more friendly to Flynn's overseas efforts if they were not on the up-and-up. Read More

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Solar installations surge in South Australia following statewide blackout

Solar installations surge in South Australia following statewide blackout

More new solar generation capacity came online in 2016 than capacity from any other fuel source. And it is a major industry milestone that new installed solar capacity topped new capacity from either wind or gas in 2016. That's a 97 percent increase over what went in during 2015, more than got installed in 2015 and 2014 combined, and 17 times what got installed during 2010. Read More

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Muhammad Ali Jr Says He Was 'Harassed Again' by Airport Security

Muhammad Ali Jr Says He Was 'Harassed Again' by Airport Security

But attorney Chris Mancini said that when Ali attempted to board a JetBlue Airways flight home to Florida on Friday at Reagan National Airport, he was detained for 20 minutes. Ali recounted how he was asked about his religion multiple times upon returning to the US from Jamaica. Ali Jr. told The Courier-Journal he and his mother were the only two passengers on the flight who were questioned. Read More

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'Reasons to Vote for Democrats' Spoof Book Has Blank Pages

'Reasons to Vote for Democrats' Spoof Book Has Blank Pages

And, while Daley's book is enjoying slews of fantastic reviews from readers (it's now averaging 4.5 stars), customers have been quick to note its successor's weak response. It sells for $8 (£6.60) and has been propelled to number one on Amazon's book chart by coverage in conservative news media. In total, almost 1,500 readers have taken the "15 or 20 seconds" Knowles touted to read the book and post their comments, and almost 90 percent of those comments have been positive. Read More

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Winter Weather Advisory: Snow, colder air moving in

Winter Weather Advisory: Snow, colder air moving in

According to the National Weather Service, snowfall may approach 1 inch per hour during the morning commute. The snow is expected to develop shortly after midnight Thursday, becoming heaviest around daybreak. The city suspended alternate side parking for Friday in response to the predicted snow, officials said. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Read More

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Conservatives rebel against Trump-backed Republican healthcare plan

It also would remove the penalty paid by Americans without medical insurance and roll back government subsidies that helped lower-income people purchase insurance through government-run exchanges. "Those promises turned out to be not true", Price said . Hospitals have been concerned about losing government payments from customers, particularly those in the Medicaid program under any new healthcare law. Read More

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