The income gap in South Dakota has grown faster than in almost any other state. The study is almost an illustration of the old proverb 'rich get richer, poor get poorer.' As we head into the holiday season, many of us are thinking about budgeting and stretching our dollars. We spoke with one woman who tells us it almost becomes a game.
The nation's diabetes problem is worsening, particularly in the south where weight problems are growing, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study. The diabetes rate in Oklahoma more than tripled over 15 years. Kentucky, Georgia and Alabama also saw dramatic increases since 1995.
Hostess Brands Inc., the maker of Twinkies, says it will announce this morning whether the company will be forced to liquidate its baking business after striking union members failed to return to work Thursday evening. The company gave workers a 5 p.m. ET Thursday deadline or said it would be forced to file for bankruptcy.