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Student Who Saved Classmates From Shooting Honored as Jedi

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A North Carolina college student hailed by police as a hero for preventing more injuries and deaths after a gunman opened fire in a classroom has now been immortalized as a Jedi by the production company for the Star Wars franchise. "Riley...
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Review: ‘Rise of Skywalker’ Is a Sour End to a Grand Saga

By AP Film Writer Jake Coyle Not much has caused a disturbance in the “Star Wars” galaxy quite like Rian Johnson’s “The Last Jedi,” an erratic but electric movie that, regardless of how you felt about it, was something worth arguing about. The same can’t be...
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Aliens, Droids and Starships: New Star Wars Land Ready to Open

ANAHEIM — From animatronic aliens to droidprints in the ground, Disneyland's latest addition immerses visitors in a brand new locale in the "Star Wars" universe. Every detail of the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge land is meant to look and feel like it was plucked...
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New Disney Area to Immerse Parkgoers in a Star Wars Story

LOS ANGELES — The world of Star Wars is coming from a galaxy far, far away to become the largest single-themed land created in a Disney park. Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge is an adventure through the grungy planet Batuu where guests can build their own droids an...