Dennis Phillips doesn't like garage doors on the front of houses. He says they belong on the side or even the rear. That wouldn't matter much, except he's an alderman in Franklin, Tennessee. And he has convinced a majority of his fellow council members to back a ban on front garage doors on new houses, even though developers say it will require larger lots and hurt the city's push for more-affordable housing. The council will hold two more votes on the measure before it becomes law.
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