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Losing an hour, gaining daylight

  • Associated Press
  • March 10, 2013 - 8:12 AM

WASHINGTON - Ushering in the bloom of spring, it's time to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time.

At 2 a.m. local time Sunday, daylight saving time arrived with the promise of many months ahead with an extra hour of evening sunlight.

It's a good time to put new batteries in warning devices such as smoke detectors and hazard warning radios.

Some places don't observe daylight saving time. Those include Hawaii, most of Arizona, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam and the Northern Marianas.

Daylight saving time ends Nov. 3.

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