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Superman sails in to Illinois tomorrow for a three-day Superman Celebration.

From the Marketplace Datebook, here's a look at what's coming up Thursday, June 12:

In Washington, the Commerce Department reports on retail sales for May.

The House Veterans' Affairs Committee discusses bureaucratic barriers to care for veterans.

The Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee holds a hearing titled, "A National Priority: The Importance of Child Nutrition Programs to our Nation's Health, Economy and National Security."

The 41st President of the U.S., George H.W. Bush, will be 90.

It's a bird...It's a plane...It's the 36th annual Superman Celebration getting underway in Metropolis, Illinois.

And in Cooperstown, New York, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum celebrates its 75th anniversary.

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