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This is from CNN.com

Congress may extend daylight-saving time
Thursday, April 7, 2005 Posted: 10:16 AM EDT (1416 GMT)

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- If Congress passes an energy bill, Americans may see more daylight-saving time.

Lawmakers crafting energy legislation approved an amendment Wednesday to extend daylight-saving time by two months, having it start on the first Sunday in March and end on the last Sunday in November.

"Extending daylight-saving time makes sense, especially with skyrocketing energy costs," said Rep. Fred Upton, R-Michigan, who along with Rep. Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts, co-sponsored the measure.

The amendment was approved by the House Energy and Commerce Committee that is putting together major parts of energy legislation likely to come up for a vote in the full House in the coming weeks.

"The more daylight we have, the less electricity we use," said Markey, who cited Transportation Department estimates that showed the two-month extension would save the equivalent of 10,000 barrels of oil a day.

The country uses about 20 million barrels of oil a day.
 

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it will still be 1/2 before sunrise and 1/2 after sunset... just the number on your clocks would be sooner if any thing we gain 1 hour at night. it would be like the start of the season hours, but by Nov it would still get dark about 5:00 5:30 (6:00 6:30) with the new time.
 

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Well, if you sit in a stand all day long, it won't effect you at all... the length of day obviously won't change. But if you're looking to get in a few hours in the afternoon, it would help you... instead of it getting dark at 5ish, it will be getting dark at 6ish. It will make getting up for dawn a bit easier too.:D
 
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