France drawing ire with plans to redraw nation's map, erasing borders to save money

  • by: SYLVIE CORBET , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 12, 2014 - 6:15 AM

PARIS — France's administrative regions — Normandy, Alsace, Burgundy, etc. — have long been part of the identity of citizens of this diverse country. Now, merging some of them is seen as a logical way to save money on bureaucracy, and the French support it — as long as it's someone else's turf.

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