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Judge Tells Chicago to Move Faster on Lucas Museum Case

Judge Tells Chicago to Move Faster on Lucas Museum Case

A federal judge says Chicago attorneys should move faster to give documents to their courtroom adversaries who are seeking to stop construction of "Star Wars" creator George Lucas' lakefront museum.

Monday, May 4, 2015 at 04:26 PM CDT

10 Things to Know About The Lucas Museum

10 Things to Know About The Lucas Museum

In honor of national Star Wars Day Monday, here are 10 things to know about the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art imposing its force on Chicago.

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 05:40 PM CDT

Obama Library, Lucas Museum Climb Last Hurdle

Obama Library, Lucas Museum Climb Last Hurdle

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Friday strengthening the city's legal ability to build the project on public park land.

Thursday, Mar 12, 2015 at 03:44 PM CDT

Court Says Suit Against Lucas Museum on Park Land Can Proceed

Court Says Suit Against Lucas Museum on Park Land Can Proceed

A judge ruled Thursday that the nonprofit Friends of the Parks could proceed with its lawsuit against the proposed use of Chicago park land for the site of the Lucas Museum.

Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015 at 07:25 PM CST

Oakland Mayor Woos George Lucas for Museum

Oakland Mayor Woos George Lucas for Museum

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf hopes that George Lucas will consider bringing his museum to the East Bay if plans in Chicago don't work out.

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 01:34 PM CST

Judge to City: Don't Touch Lucas Museum Site Yet

Judge to City: Don't Touch Lucas Museum Site Yet

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the city not to physically alter the proposed site of the George Lucas Museum until further order of the court during the opening legal battle between the city and opponents of...

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