(InvestigateTV/Gray News) – Driving through almost any town in rural America, gas stations have peculiar selections.
Of course, there’s the usual road trip fare: soda, chips and candy. Maybe a section of T-shirts with funny slogans or essentials for your car such as containers of oil and antifreeze.
But there’s often also the out-of-place package of ham in the beer cooler. A random few frozen meals tucked in near the bags of ice. Or an odd bunch of bananas in a basket at the checkout.
The reason in many cases: Stores are working to meet the minimum requirements to accept