Datebook

A day to be neighborly

Michelle Philippe Mar 19, 2014
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A day to be neighborly

Michelle Philippe Mar 19, 2014
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From the Marketplace Datebook, here’s a look at what’s coming up Thursday:

  • The Conference Board releases its monthly index of leading economic indicators.
  • It’s the first day of spring. One springtime activity—the National Cherry Blossom Festival. It begins in Washington.
  • And Mister Rogers fans, put on a nice sweater. Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Day is observed on the anniversary of Fred Rogers’ birthday.

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