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'Fall Back' 1 Hour: Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday

You'll get 60 minutes more of shut-eye between Saturday night and Sunday wake-up

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    'Fall Back' 1 Hour: Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday
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    In this file photo, Howard Brown adjusts the time on a clock he just repaired as he hangs it on the wall at Brown's Old Time Clock Shop March 6, 2007 in Plantation, Florida. At 2 a.m. local time Sunday the clocks "fall back" an hour, returning to standard time for most people in the United States.

    It's time for a change in America -- a time change. Let's sleep an extra hour to that.

    At 2 a.m. local time Sunday the clocks "fall back" an hour, ending daylight saving time, and returning to standard time for most people in the United States.

    The shift means it's lighter earlier in the morning and darker earlier in the evening. And you'll get 60 minutes more of shut-eye between Saturday night and Sunday wake-up.

    Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and most of Arizona don't observe daylight saving time, so there's no need to change the clocks in those places.

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    Daylight saving time will return at 2 a.m. local time on Sunday, March 11.