While cities are still competing for the not yet built Lucas Cultural Arts Museum, parts of the collection are already on display. The "Star Wars Identities" traveling exhibition, currently at the Cite du Cinema in Saint-Denis, France, features 200 objects from George Lucas' collection — including the costumes of Chewbacca, Han Solo and Princess Leia Organa. Patrick Kovarik/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Never Tell Them The Odds: Cities Vie To Host 'Star Wars' Collection

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Deadly Tornadoes Strike Oklahoma, Other States

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Realtor Teresa Sciubba (left) talks to real estate investor Kristin Gragg outside a foreclosed property in Chandler, Ariz. Matt York/AP hide caption

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Home Foreclosures Continue Despite Delays

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Thinking Of New Windows? Save Your Energy

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Chicago, Tokyo Lose Out As Olympic Sites

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Drought Ravages California Farmlands

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NIU Students Grieve at Vigil

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