daylight saving time

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If you're annoyed by having to change the clocks this weekend, take heart. This could be one of the last times you have to go through the time change ritual.

A loosely coordinated effort is gaining steam to get all West Coast states to synchronize their watches to year-round daylight saving time.
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Oregon and Washington voters could get a say at the next general election on whether to adopt daylight saving time year-round — and thereby abolish the twice-yearly clock changes.

U.S. Senate Historical Office

According to some Oregon and Washington legislators, it's high time to get rid of the twice-yearly ritual of changing clocks.

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The sun rose and then quickly set again on a proposal by some state legislators to abolish daylight saving time in Washington state.