AP News Calendar

Associated Press, carried in Fox News [Louisa VA]
March 9, 2007,4670,NewsCalendar,00.html

Major scheduled events during the week beginning March 11. Note that many events, especially court appearances, are subject to change at the last minute.

The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT):

MONDAY: Treasury reports on federal budget for February, 2 p.m.; Treasury bill auction, 2 p.m.

TUESDAY: Commerce Department reports on retail sales for February, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department reports on business inventories for January, 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY: Commerce Department reports on current account, fourth quarter, 8:30 a.m.

THURSDAY: Labor Department reports on producer price index for February, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department reports on weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac reports on mortgage rates.

FRIDAY: Labor Department reports on consumer price index for February, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve reports on industrial production for February, 9:15 a.m.


Daylight Saving Time begins for most of the U.S.

Indianapolis _ NCAA basketball tournament selection.


President Bush and Laura Bush travel to Brazil, Uruguay, Colombia, Guatemala and Mexico through March 14.

Washington _ Vice President Dick Cheney speaks at American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference.

Washington _ Supreme Court in recess until March 19.

Washington _ House Financial Services subcommittee hearing on regulating the mortgage companies Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.

Washington _ Briefing on article 39A hearing for Lt. Col. Steven Jordan, charged with violations at Abu Ghraib including cruelty and obstruction of justice.

Louisa, Va. _ Hearing for the Rev. Rodney L. Rodis, priest accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from two rural Virginia parishes.

Las Vegas _ Sentencing for Michael Galardi, former strip club owner convicted of bribing Las Vegas-area politicians.

Bluffton, Ohio _ Classes reopen and memorial service planned at Bluffton University for baseball players killed in March 2 Georgia bus crash.

New York _ Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.


Washington _ Joint hearing by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and the House Education and Labor Committee on the No Child Left Behind law.

Washington _ House Agriculture subcommittee hearing on the food stamp program and its impact on children's health.

Washington _ House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on health care in New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

Washington _ House Financial Services Committee hearing on the role of hedge funds in the U.S. and global financial markets.

Washington _ House Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Tibet.

Washington _ House Ways and Means subcommittee hearing on redevelopment in areas hit by hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma.

Washington _ House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee hearing on U.S.-Mexican cross-border trucking and related safety issues.

Washington _ House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on Haiti.

Norfolk, Va. _ Federal trial in $105 million lawsuit filed against the Sudanese government by families of the 17 sailors killed in the USS Cole bombing in 2000.

Cleveland _ Cuyahoga County elections workers sentenced; convicted of rigging the 2004 presidential recount so they could avoid a more thorough review of the votes.

Indianapolis _ Hearing for Indiana Pacers' Jamaal Tinsley and Marquis Daniels on charges stemming from a Feb. 6 bar fight.

Baltimore _ Detention hearing for Robert Brown, 46, accused of raping and murdering a 19-year-old woman in Germany in 1984.

Toledo, Ohio _ Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks at the University of Toledo.

Cincinnati _ Preview of Pete Rose exhibit in Cincinnati Reds' Hall of Fame.


Washington _ Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on the threat of Islamic radicalism.

Washington _ Senate Finance Committee hearing on universal health coverage.

Washington _ Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Freedom of Information Act and open government.

Washington _ Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on funding for the No Child Left Behind law.

Washington _ House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on climate change and energy security in the auto industry.

Washington _ House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the American Red Cross.

Chicago _ Fraud and racketeering trial begins for Conrad Black, who was forced from the helm of the Hollinger-owned Chicago Sun Times company.

Las Vegas _ Sentencing for Steve Crespi, Michael Lomonaco, Scott Speroni on tax evasion charges in Crazy Horse Too case.

Middletown, Ohio _ Announcement of settlement ratification vote for AK Steel union.

Los Angeles _ Arraignment for Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, which is charged in connection with the alleged dumping of a homeless hospital patient on Skid Row.

Newark, Del. _ NAACP Chairman Julian Bond will discuss contemporary civil rights progress.


Washington _ Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the nomination of Zalmay Khalilzad to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

Charlottesville, Va. _ Sentencing of William Beebe, who sexually assaulted a University of Virginia student, then contacted her years later to apologize and was arrested.

Las Vegas _ Arraignment for the Rev. George Chaanine, accused of attempted murder and sexual assault in attack on parish singer.

Crawfordsville, Ind. _ Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft speaks at Wabash College.


Washington _ President Bush meets with Ireland's prime minister, Bertie Ahern.

Washington _ House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on whether White House officials followed appropriate procedures for safeguarding the identity of CIA agent Valerie Plame. She is expected to testify.

Miami _ Status conference in Jose Padilla terrorism support case.

Orange, Va. _ Opening of new visitors center at President James Madison's home, Montpelier, on the 256th anniversary of his birth.


Washington _ Anti-war rally; protesters will march from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to the Pentagon.

New York _ St. Patrick's Day Parade.


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