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Return a Success/Failure to a Job based on a SQL query?

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Here's my problem,

My company enables/disables SQL Jobs every holiday of the year.  Certain jobs can't run on holidays because they won't work.

I'd like to insert a step into this job that runs a query against a table (a holiday table), and if it finds the date, return a failure to the job (to which I'll end the job reporting success).

I can do all the math stuff, what I'm unsure about is how to return this success/failure to the Job execution from a sql statement.  I could write a console program to bomb on me, but that's too many layers for something so simple.

Any ideas?
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