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Sunday, April 24, 2005; Page LZ18

News of interest to Loudoun and Fauquier counties that appeared in the daily Post April 17-23.


Green Light to Subdivide

A Loudoun County Circuit Court judge ruled yesterday that property owners in much of the county once again have the right to carve up their land into three-acre lots, a decision that implements a Virginia Supreme Court ruling from last month and deepens a long-running debate over housing, agriculture and the environment.


Woman Hurt in Fall

When they arrived at a Lansdowne home, Loudoun County sheriff's deputies found a 30-year-old woman bleeding and bruised on the pavement in the back yard where she either jumped or fell out a second-story window. Upstairs alone in a bathtub were her two young children, who doctors later determined had suffered too. "They found evidence that would have them believe there were complications from an alleged attempted drowning," said Sheriff Stephen O. Simpson.

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