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State High Court Upholds Animal Noise Ordinance

COLUMBUS, Ohio (CN) - The Ohio Supreme Court upheld a Columbus ordinance barring residents from harboring noisy animals. The justices said "a person of ordinary intelligence" would understand that he or she cannot allow a dog to bark "nonstop for an hour at a level that can be heard while using a lawnmower."

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