Why the Heck is Oregon Still on Daylight Saving Time? The Explanation.

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For more than a century, the United States has observed the tradition of daylight saving time (DST), which involves adjusting the clocks forward in spring and backward in fall. This practice began in 1918 during World War I as an energy-saving measure (it was never about farmers, by the way; that’s a myth). While it was abandoned shortly after, it made a comeback during World War II and was later standardized by President Lyndon Johnson in 1966. However, the exact start and end dates of DST have been adjusted over the years.

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