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March 01, 2006
Indiana does DST in 2006
Oh my goodness, I just received an email reminder from the university that:
Daylight Saving Time changes coming April 2. This spring, most Indiana counties will observe Daylight Saving Time (DST) for the first time since 1970. In 2006, DST begins at 2am on the first Sunday in April (April 2), and ends at 2am on the last Sunday in October (October 29).
Ok now for most of the world this is no big deal but for Indiana it is groundbreaking. You see we have been one of only three states in the good old US of A that didn't do Daylight Savings Time. Microsoft even had a special category for us under "time zone" (GMT -05:00 Indiana (East)). Now we have to run around the house resetting everything from Indiana time to standard eastern time. This is going to be so weird.
Posted by prolurkr at March 1, 2006 08:30 PM
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