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Time Changes this Fall

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The clocks have fallen back on Sunday, November 5th at 2 in the morning. If you have yet to set your clocks back, you are most likely extremely early to work; but it is better to be early than late. Daylight savings has been around in the United States since 1918, however, there has been talk about stopping the practice.  Currently, 48 states still follow daylight savings, with only Arizona and Hawaii opting out. The original purpose of daylight savings was to save fuel in the first world war. There were pros to daylight savings time with wars, but now there are some cons, such as: people have a difficult time adjusting to the new sleep schedule, people struggling with moods after daylight savings, and  an increase of car accidents from people driving home from work in the dark rather than in daylight. Local farmer Mike Murray has this to say about daylight savings “I hate it, it messes with my head and body. In this day and age it doesn’t make sense anymore”.



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Kris Fennimore, Sports Editor
Kris is a junior at Blue Mountain Union School. He's taking Broadcast Journalism for the second time in his high school career. Kris plays basketball in the winter and baseball the spring. He also likes to farm, ride dirt bikes, and fish in the summer. You can find him hunting deer in the fall and calling in turkeys in the spring. Fennimore is a member of the 2023 State Championship baseball team.

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