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Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 at 11:44 AM CDT

George Lucas Fills in Details on Chicago Museum

George Lucas Fills in Details on Chicago Museum

George Lucas is filling in details on his planned art and movie memorabilia museum, including how he settled on Chicago as a location over his hometown of San Francisco.

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 at 05:13 PM CDT

Lucas Museum Debuts Website

Lucas Museum Debuts Website

The website for the Lucas Museum was revamped and features modern designs and bold font.

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 at 01:26 PM CDT

Lucas Museum Construction Could Unearth Dangerous Pollutants

Lucas Museum Construction Could Unearth Dangerous Pollutants

Work to build the museum atop 17 acres adjacent to Soldier Field and Lake Michigan could unearth potentially cancer-causing chemicals from debris dating back to the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 06:37 PM CDT

Beijing, Chicago Architects to Design Lucas Museum

Beijing, Chicago Architects to Design Lucas Museum

Architects from Beijing and Chicago will design George Lucas' new museum to be built along Chicago's lakefront.

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 05:10 PM CDT

Filmmaker George Lucas Eyes Chicago for Museum

Filmmaker George Lucas Eyes Chicago for Museum

Memorabilia from a galaxy far, far away could land in Chicago if filmmaker George Lucas gets his way.

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 04:50 PM CDT

Star Wars Creator Considers Chicago for New Museum

Star Wars Creator Considers Chicago for New Museum

The Museum Would Feature a Sizable Collection of Cinematic Art

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CTA: Bus Ridership Down, Train Ridership Up

CTA: Bus Ridership Down, Train Ridership Up

Overall, ridership on the entire CTA system was down 2.8 percent from 2013, transit officials said.

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Warm-Up Could Bring 60-Degree Temps Next Week

Warm-Up Could Bring 60-Degree Temps Next Week

With a significant warm-up on the way, this week could be the last time Chicago sees snow on the ground this year.

NCAA Suspends Syracuse Coach for Violations

NCAA Suspends Syracuse Coach for Violations

The NCAA has suspended Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim for nine games for academic, drug and gifts violations committed primarily by the men's basketball program. The governing body said Friday the school will be on...

Today's Forecast: Bitter Beginning

Today's Forecast: Bitter Beginning

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