Uncle Sam is giving Virginia a $1.7 million bonus for its performance using food stamps, which the feds now call the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Virginia has the lowest payment error rate in the country. More than 908,000 Virginians get food stamps and in the latest fiscal year, the Commonwealth issued $1.4 billion in SNAP benefits.
Monday afternoon Virginia Baseball had its name called during the NCAAT Selection Show and it will be featured in UC Santa Barbara's Region as the #3 seed. The Hoos will open up play against #2 seed Southern California, while #4 seed San Diego State will match up with the host #1 UC Santa Barbara.
The center's new observatory opens Friday, offering spectacular views stretching 50 miles past the Manhattan skyline to the Atlantic Ocean.