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Daylight Saving Time: Time to Save

Clocks hang on a wall in Hands of Time, a clock store and repair shop in Savage, Md., Friday, March 8, 2013. It's the weekend to spring ahead for daylight saving time. DES MOINES, Iowa -- Worried you'll feel a little groggy from missing an hour of sleep Saturday night? You're not alone. Daylight saving time affects us all in more ways than you might think. Here are eight of them: 1. For starters, it's "daylight saving time" -- without an "s" on the end of "saving." Now you can correct all your friends. 2. President George W. Bush signed the Energy Policy Act into law in 2005, which extended the length of DST by four weeks. It now begins at 2 a.m. on the second Sunday in March and ends on the first Sunday in November -- except in Hawaii and Arizona, where they observe standard time year-round. With all that sunshine, they probably don't even care what time it is. (Parts of Indiana, by the way, resisted DST until 2006.) 3. The time