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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

‘Star Wars’ museum to be built in Chicago

In this March 1976 y photo the director George Lucas (left) and actor Mark Hamill, who portrays young Luke Skywalker, are shown on the salt flats of Tunisia during filming of the original "Star Wars." Lucas has selected Chicago to house his much anticipated museum of art and movie memorabilia, a spokesman for the mayor's office said Tuesday,