Daylight Saving Time Begins This Weekend

WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/CBS News) — This weekend, everyone is going to get the opportunity to take an extra hour of sleep. As the saying goes, “fall back, spring forward.”

Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. this Sunday, so don’t forget to turn those clocks back.

The City of Minneapolis said that daylight saving time is also the perfect moment to change your batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.

Officials reminded that it is Minnesota law to have at least one smoke alarm per house level.

Meanwhile, British researchers report they believe children’s health would improve if we didn’t “lose” that extra hour of daylight.

Researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine studied whether increased daylight hours would increase kids activity levels. They looked at 23,000 children ages 5 to 16 from nine countries, including the U.S.

The kids in the study wore an electronic…

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