Legal off-track betting parlors in Virginia are closed by a dispute over the future of horse racing in Virginia. The fight is between horsemen and the state’s only thoroughbred race track at Colonial Downs in New Kent County. The problem at Colonial Downs is happening at race tracks across the nation. The cost of running live races often exceeds the amount made from bettors. It means the only way to bet is to do it online. It comes as California Chrome tries to become a Triple Crown winner Saturday.
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.