- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)45
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)6
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)36
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
The Joplin (Mo.) Globe
Those individuals who are weary of setting and resetting their timepieces and their internal clocks twice every year can blame Benjamin Franklin and Congress.
But if you enjoy daylight-saving time, you'll find 2007 to your liking. It will be extended by four weeks.
Under the energy bill signed by President Bush, DST will begin the second Sunday of March 2007 rather than the first Sunday of April and will wind down on the first Sunday in November instead of the last Sunday in October.
The idea of expanding DST by four weeks has appeal. We're just not convinced that Congress is finished with its fine-tuning.