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Lawmakers won't take time

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Arkansans will have to keep adjusting their clocks every fall and spring after lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected an effort to end daylight saving time in the state.

A proposal to adopt year-round standard time failed today in the Arkansas House.

The proposal would have taken effect if one of Arkansas' border states also adopted year-round standard time.

The bill's sponsor argued that daylight saving time hasn't been proven to create any savings from energy costs.

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