Value-conscious consumers are always on the prowl for bargains. Here's a look at the states that offer the lowest cost of living.
These states have made the biggest gains since the Great Recession by reforming regulations and offering incentives to attract investment.
S>C> offers low costs, a strong economy and sturdy infrastructure. Yet, education is underfunded, and school performance is subpar.
Shares of companies in South Carolina, Arizona and Louisiana posted average gains of less than 10% over the past year. USA Today reports.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports from South Carolina Electric and Gas Company's massive construction site where the company is building two nuclear reactors and looking to hire new staff.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports South Carolina Electric and Gas Company is looking to hire new people for the two nuclear reactors they're building.
As Republicans draw up plans to use the troubled health care law against Democrats in elections next year, Obamacare is dividing Republican governors. The NYT reports.
Wider efforts to rebuild America's deeply depressed cities can't succeed until public safety is restored.
Even struggling metros are having success in attracting investment. In the process, they are creating a virtuous cycle of creativity.
These sunshine cities have focused their efforts on developing new industry niches to strengthen their local economies and promote future growth.
The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.
Detroit's bankruptcy, and rumblings about tax overhaul, have fueled a big sell off in the municipal bond market. What's next?
Visit any American city and it doesn't take a whole lot of imagination to see where its greatness came from—however faded it may seem to be.
Chattanooga has made a comeback over the last 5 years thanks to investing in high-speed broadband. In the process, it has wooed $4 billion in foreign investment.
Federal and state funding cutbacks are challenging Main Street. The future of America is at stake since cities contribute more than 90 percent to GDP.
The head of the National Urban League outlines a plan to close the economic divide that's crippling U.S. cities.
Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.
Boeing Co. machinists soundly rejected a new labor contract on Wednesday that would have let them build the company's newest jetliner in Washington.
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The winning ticket was sold in South Carolina. Who won?