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The Fringe

November 4, 1995
Web posted at: 6:00 a.m. EST

Arkansas man lends effects to movie studio

lights LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (CNN) -- An Arkansas man fined for overdoing it on Christmas lights is helping light up the Disney/MGM studios in Orlando, Florida.

Jennings Osborne loaned 2 million of his 3 million Christmas lights to the theme park Thursday. The lights will be on after Thanksgiving and through Christmas.

In past years, Osborne's homegrown holiday display has attracted thousands to his Little Rock community, prompting a lawsuit by his neighbors. Osborne was fined $1,500 for ignoring a court order to keep his lights turned off.


Reward out for stolen Godzilla

ORANGE PARK, Florida (CNN) -- Look out Tokyo, Godzilla is missing. The 8 foot-tall inflatable monster disappeared from a family's yard on Halloween. Godzilla was the centerpiece of their holiday display. The family is offering a reward for the return of the monster, deflated or inflated.


Deer

Coast Guard performs 'deering-do'

SCITUATE, Massachusetts (CNN) -- The U.S. Coast Guard was called Friday to help a deer struggling in the ocean about a mile from shore. Crew members used their boat to direct the animal. No word on how the deer landed in the water, but he wasn't wearing a life jacket. No citation was issued.


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