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Time for change

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That time is upon us again: the twice yearly switching of the clocks, and the griping that comes with it. Europe made the switch last week, and North America will do so this Sunday. But in a world where people from far flung places are more connected than ever, does daylight saving time (DST) do more harm than good?

A special commission on time zones in Massachusetts thinks so. Yesterday, the group recommended that the state move its official time zone from Eastern to Atlantic Time and do away

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