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Thursday, April 19, 2007

So you thought the day-light saving change was harmless?

Think again. A US high school student in Westmoreland County was detained for 12 days because they forgot to change their clocks to reflect day-light saving time. Apparently, a bomb threat was made to the school hotline. However, due to the mismatch in time records from failing to reset the clocks, Cody Webb, 15, was arrested and charged with threatening to use weapons of mass destruction. Authorities were heard to comment, "Legally, we were OK, we didn't step on this kid's rights"...

Full story can be read here

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