Via HNNEWS Reports: We now have confirmation that the long awaited Marshall Barnes FRINGE statement has been posted at Urban Ohio just a few hours before he is due to make a live appearance at the Cleveland Ingenuity Festival - link .

R&D Engineer Marshall Barnes has released an official statement claiming an unusual level of correlations between his work and life and elements in the FRINGE TV show plot which go back more than 30 years. There is no claim of infringement, however something right out of FRINGE itself seems to be implied. This is just the beginning...

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