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LEESBURG COURTHOUSE DISPLAYS
Scores of Loudoun County residents are scheduled to speak Tuesday night against a county board commission's recommendation that would disallow religious holiday displays on the grounds of the county courthouse, according to the Leesburg Town Council. (Washington Post)
TEEN ACCUSED OF POINTING LASER AT AIRLINER
Charges against a 15-year-old Leesburg boy are pending after police say he pointed a laser at a plane that was landing at Dulles International Airport Sept. 1. At about 9 p.m., deputies were notified that a crew on an inbound flight had seen a green laser pointing toward it. Deputies were originally told the laser came from the area of Route 28 where it meets Route 7, but they couldn’t find anyone with a laser in the area, Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Kraig Troxell said.
HARD CIDER IN MARYLAND
A Maryland couple says their orchard is now the first to sell hard cider in the state. Distillery Lane Ciderworks, an apple orchard in Jefferson, had its grand opening Saturday. The orchard is owned by husband and wife team Patty Power and Robin Miller. (wtop.com)