troubleshooting Question

Return Single Day of Week/Date for an annual query

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Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2005Microsoft SQL Server 2008
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I am creating a query to return the total of checks by week Saturday-Friday.
Checks may have been written on several dates during the week.
I only want to return the date for Thursday each week.
This did not work but should illustrate what I’m trying to do.

set DateFirst 5 -- Friday

    datepart( ww, p.[CHECKDATE]) [Week]
  , sum(p.[INSURANCE]) [Insurance]
  , (select convert( varchar(10), p.[CHECKDATE], 1) where datepart( ww, p.[CHECKDATE]) = 4 ) [CheckDate]
from [PAYROLL] p
where p.[CHECKDATE] >= '01/01/2012'  
and p.[CHECKDATE] < '01/01/2013'
and p.[ INSURANCE] <> 0.00  
group by datepart( ww, p.[CHECKDATE]), p.[CHECKDATE]

set DateFirst 7 -- Always be sure to set it back
Calvin Day
Engineer, Programmer

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