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SECOND CUP: Daylight Saving Time Myths

Posted at 6:10 AM, Nov 07, 2016
and last updated 2019-03-04 09:36:45-05

MIDWAY, Fla. -- (WTXL) Daylight saving time has been widely criticized in recent years but our sunrise news team took the time to debunk some of the myths that surrounds the "shift."

One the biggest and longest running myths is that daylight saving time was created to benefit farmers. In fact, most farmers oppose the shift in time all together. The time change actually came about when Brit, William Willett, published "The Waste of Daylight" in 1907.