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So, who’s picking up the doughnuts?

Michelle Philippe Jun 5, 2014
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Datebook

So, who’s picking up the doughnuts?

Michelle Philippe Jun 5, 2014
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From the Marketplace Datebook, here’s a look at what’s coming up Friday, June 6:

It’s the first Friday of the month which means all eyes will be on the May jobs report.

Has word gotten around your office that it’s National Doughnut Day? It was established in 1938 as a fundraiser for The Salvation Army in Chicago to help those in need during the Great Depression.

The Federal Reserve is scheduled to issue consumer credit data for April.

On June 6, 1998, HBO’s “Sex and the City” premiered. It ran for six seasons and fortunately remains in syndication.

It’s also the anniversary of the first federal gasoline tax, enacted in 1932. One penny per gallon. That’s where it began. Today we pay 18.4 cents per gallon, and state tax too.

And the Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival gets underway in Little Chute. That’s right, people: cheese and doughnuts.

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