Tuesday, September 2, 2008

News from my home state

Alabama is rolling out a creative but controversial program that will subject its 37,527 state employees to possibly humiliating at-work weigh-ins and fat tests. If they tip the scales, they'll be given a choice: slim down or pay up.

I don't know if creative is the word. They're simply more willing to face facts: it's the second fattest state in the union.

Read the rest here.

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