Daylight saving time explained

Published On: Nov 04 2011 11:22:25 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 30 2015 09:59:43 AM CDT

Daylight saving time begins this weekend. What's behind the tradition of pushing our clocks ahead each spring and setting them back each autumn?

DST - Newfoundland
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Among several time zone oddities, Newfoundland, Canada, has its own time zone in Canada and North America which is 30 minutes behind Eastern Standard Time. Alaska also has its own time zone.

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