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City sues, but Christmas light show goes on in Plantation

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Posted at 11:23 AM, Nov 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-23 11:23:00-05

PLANTATION, Fla. - A Florida city is suing to shut down a massive annual Christmas display in a Broward County couple's front yard.

But with the lawsuit stalled in the legal system, the light show in a Plantation suburb will go on this holiday season.

The Sun Sentinel reports the city has declared the Kathy and Mark Hyatt's display a nuisance since it draws hundreds of people each night. A hearing was postponed during the summer and hasn't been rescheduled.

For the third year in a row, police will shut down part of the road near the couple's home, keeping cars away from a road that's clogged with pedestrians looking at the lights.

Over the years, the Hyatts have said the display is a matter of property rights.