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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, Jun 26, 2014 at 05:10 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

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 05:08 PM CDT
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By Colleen Connolly

Mayor Assembles Task Force for George Lucas Museum

Mayor Assembles Task Force for George Lucas Museum

The 12-member team is searching for the best potential location for the museum.

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 05:08 PM CDT

Competition Rises for Location of George Lucas Museum

Competition Rises for Location of George Lucas Museum

Looks like Chicago has some competition as a potential location for George Lucas' art museum.

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Bears Beat Bucs 21-13

Bears Beat Bucs 21-13

The Chicago Bears' offense struggled out of the gate, but a 21-point third quarter explosion gave them a 21-13 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday afternoon.

32 Horses Die in Woodstock Stable Fire

32 Horses Die in Woodstock Stable Fire

Only five horses out of 37 survived the blaze at family-owned horse boarding facility Valley View Acres.

Hawks Look to Win Third Straight Road Game

Hawks Look to Win Third Straight Road Game

The Chicago Blackhawks will look to go three-for-Canada on Sunday as they take on the Vancouver Canucks in British Columbia.

Police Warn of Robberies in Lake View

Police Warn of Robberies in Lake View

In two cases, the robbers approached the victims from behind and used force, or threatened to use force, to take a purse and backpack.

Autopsy: Man Who Fell From Streeterville Hotel Committed Suicide

Autopsy: Man Who Fell From Streeterville Hotel Committed Suicide

This is the second incident this year of someone falling to their death from an 18th-floor window at the Double Tree Hotel in Streeterville.

Man Robbed at Gunpoint Near Buckingham Fountain

Man Robbed at Gunpoint Near Buckingham Fountain

The victim, who may be a tourist, was approached by two offenders who took his belongings at gunpoint and fled.