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Michael Downing

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Novelist based at Tufts University in Boston; author of Spring Forward: The Annual Madness of Daylight Saving Time

Michael Downing on KCRW

The biannual “spring forward fall back” dance that we Californians do may be a thing of the past if assembly member Kansen Chu (D-San Jose) gets his way.

Daylight Saving in California

The biannual “spring forward fall back” dance that we Californians do may be a thing of the past if assembly member Kansen Chu (D-San Jose) gets his way.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Brussels is on lockdown for a third straight day because of concerns of a possible terrorist attack there. And France is in a three-month state of emergency.

Preparing for Terror

Brussels is on lockdown for a third straight day because of concerns of a possible terrorist attack there. And France is in a three-month state of emergency.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Sunday at midnight it’s time once again to spring forward into Daylight Saving Time -- that’s “saving,” not “savings” by the way.

Daylight Saving

Sunday at midnight it’s time once again to spring forward into Daylight Saving Time -- that’s “saving,” not “savings” by the way.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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