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Bach Welcomes Richmond Babies

St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond has a lovely tradition of playing the first four measures of Johann S. Bach’s “Minuet in G Major” every time a baby is born. When it’s twins, it is played back-to-back so today, and today there were twins. Those 15 notes echoed through the hospital campus to alert everyone to a new little life.


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‘Sen. John Watkins leaves legacy: policy over politics’

John Watkins

Sen. John Watkins

By Lynn R. Mitchell

State Senator John Watkins’ announcement to not seek re-election in 2015 caught many by surprise. After all, thisĀ  long-time legislator had represented Powhatan, Chesterfield, and Colonial Heights citizens in the Virginia legislature since 1981, first as a delegate and later as state senator.

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