Cock-a-Doodle-Doo! French Rooster Crows over Court Win

Maurice the rooster can keep crowing, a French court ruled, as it rejected a complaint from neighbors who sued over noise nuisance.

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PARIS (AP) — Maurice the rooster can keep crowing, a French court ruled, as it rejected a complaint from neighbors who sued over noise nuisance. Maurice’s case and several other lawsuits against the sounds of church bells, cow bells, cicadas and the pungent smells from farms have prompted a national debate over how to protect rural culture from the encroachment of expectations that are more associated with urban areas. Maurice’s owner, Corinne Fesseau, will be…

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