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State Fair poll: Adults say wealth becoming more important

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In challenging economic times, many adults are focused on getting more money. And kids? They apparently are watching mom and dad. They say they prefer a dollar to a hug.

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According to a survey of 775 adults at the Minnesota State Fair taken Saturday, Aug. 29, a majority of respondents (60 percent) believe accumulating wealth is more important today than it was 12 months ago. Similarly, a majority of kids (61 percent) said that a dollar is better than a hug.

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