Gate City Transportation, a Greensboro, N.C.-based company that provides services for wheelchair and special-needs clients, is under investigation for suspected Medicaid fraud, according to the North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services. Authorities seized documents from the firm's main office to investigate how it processes Medicaid claims.
Graham Tractor Supply in Graham, N.C., receives about two ethanol-related repair requests per week because customers are unaware of the effect it can have on lawn equipment, according to this video. Meanwhile, one local consumer is left sweeping up his leaves after his leaf blower broke down following a few uses with ethanol-blended gasoline.
About 28% of U.S. retailers change their return policies during the holidays, according to NRF. Target extends its return window for purchases made between Nov. 1 and Christmas, and other retailers including Wal-Mart, Toys R Us, Amazon and Best Buy also tweak the rules for those looking to return gifts.
Rescue groups and veterinarians in Sanford, N.C., are stepping up to save area pets that might have been injured, traumatized or displaced by the tornado that hit the area Saturday. "We have a lot of injured animals. And we are literally at capacity with just a lot of injuries and people who lost their homes," one area veterinarian said.