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Agree or disagree, it's time to change

Friday, November 5, 2010

Love it, hate it or just don't care, it's that time of year again. Fall back or spring forward, Daylight Saving Time has been with us since World War I, when it was instituted to help with the war effort, taking advantage of the late afternoon sun from April to October and cutting down on energy costs. Since then, the government has proven that time is relevant by changing the days, as well as the hours, that DST has been observed.

So what do you think about getting to sleep in an hour this weekend -- and watching the sun set an hour earlier?


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Ruth Cartwright

"I like it. I like the extra hour of sleep and I like it being daylight earlier."


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Mattie Ray Wiser

"I just wish they would stay plain old every day time all year round -- the way God made it."


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Shawn Galyon

"It's great for the one hour -- other than that, I don't really care. I just wish they'd leave it alone. It's just an hour."


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Austin Swing

"I like it. But again, this time of year, it's difficult because of the school buses. It is hard. But of course, when you get off work, you've got time to do something."


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Marilyn Massengale

"The purpose of it -- I go for it. I don't like the children having to stand outside in the dark. Personally, I'd like to get it one place and stay there."


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James Alexander

"I think the government ought to split it 50/50 and leave it the way it is. Seriously."