Daylight saving time explained

POSTED: 09:22 AM PDT Nov 04, 2011    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Mar 06, 2014 

What's behind the tradition of turning our clocks ahead each spring?

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Daylight saving time was observed nationally again during World War II, but not uniformly practiced until 1966, when start and end dates were standardized. States could still opt out if they wished.

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