BRISTOL, Va. — Some Food City stores in Southwest Virginia stayed open extra hours this Wednesday so as to accommodate shoppers receiving new federal food assistance, the Bristol News newspaper reported. By keeping its stores open until 2 a.m. Wednesday, Food City was able to serve shoppers on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) whose benefits card were reloaded on the first on the month. Competitors Wal-Mart and Kroger also have stores open late in Southwest Virginia, ...

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