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Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 05:06 PM CDT

Task Force Recommends Site for George Lucas Museum

Task Force Recommends Site for George Lucas Museum

A task force charged by Mayor Rahm Emanuel with finding a potential location for a George Lucas museum has recommended parking lots just south of Soldier Field, but Bears fans aren't happy about losing...

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

San Francisco Ups Ante For George Lucas Museum

San Francisco Ups Ante For George Lucas Museum

Is the force with Chicago? Our city appears to be getting competition to house the George Lucus museum from San Francisco.

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 05:03 PM CDT

Chicago Lands George Lucas' Museum

Chicago Lands George Lucas' Museum

Chicago has come out on top in the intense competition for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art.

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 05:03 PM CDT
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By Erin Carlson

Why the Lucas Museum Helps Obama Library Pitch

Why the Lucas Museum Helps Obama Library Pitch

Chicago pulled off a major coup this week by stealing the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art away from San Francisco and Los Angeles. Meanwhile, the big push to score President Obama's library remains up in the...

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 05:02 PM CDT

Galaxy of Concerns Surrounds Lucas Museum

Galaxy of Concerns Surrounds Lucas Museum

A day after the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art was awarded to Chicago, opposition is beginning to build.

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Rahm Visits Family of Slain 11-Year-Old Girl

Rahm Visits Family of Slain 11-Year-Old Girl

Mayor: "They are in our thoughts and prayers."

Smoke Diverts Chicago-Bound Southwest Plane to Columbus

Smoke Diverts Chicago-Bound Southwest Plane to Columbus

A Southwest Airlines bound for Chicago's Midway Airport was diverted to Columbus, Ohio Tuesday night after the crew received a smoke indication in the forward cargo hold.

Niles Leaders Approve Controversial Gun Shop, Range

Niles Leaders Approve Controversial Gun Shop, Range

The Niles Village Board voted Tuesday to approve a gun shop and firing range over the objections of some residents who feel it is too close to a couple of schools.

Driver Held on $1M Bond in Fatal I-55 Chain Reaction Crash

Driver Held on $1M Bond in Fatal I-55 Chain Reaction Crash

Police say a speeding truck entering stalled traffic in a construction zone caused a crash on I-55 that killed four people and injured four others.

Crash Victim Was Heading to Work on Day Off

Crash Victim Was Heading to Work on Day Off

Vicky Palacios, 54, of Coal City among five victims of dual crashes on Interstate 55.

Former Niles West, U of I Player Dies During Practice

Former Niles West, U of I Player Dies During Practice

Campus officials say a football player at Winona State University who recently transferred from Illinois has died while working out with teammates.