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*The next big summer event for Star Wars will be a crossover with the Phineas and Ferb series in 2014. [http://starwars.com/news/phineas-and-ferb-meets-star-wars-in-special-episode.html Read more…]
 
 
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*[[George Lucas]] receives a National Medal of the Arts from President Barack Obama. [http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-207_162-57592323/george-lucas-herb-alpert-to-receive-national-medals-of-arts-honors/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+cbsnews%2Ffeed+(CBSNews.com) Read more…]
 
*[[George Lucas]] receives a National Medal of the Arts from President Barack Obama. [http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-207_162-57592323/george-lucas-herb-alpert-to-receive-national-medals-of-arts-honors/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+cbsnews%2Ffeed+(CBSNews.com) Read more…]

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  • In mid-December, George Lucas took delivery of the first street-legal Mosler MT900S in the US. Lucas apparently became interested in the exotic sports car when his son brought a car magazine to his office. Read more...

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  • The Brazilian Portuguese Star Wars wiki, Star Wars Wiki em Português, starts up.

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  • Sikon becomes Wookieepedia's 12th administrator.

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  • Steve Sansweet talks about the upcoming Star Wars live-action TV series and the new 3D Clone Wars-timeline cartoon in at interview with MovieWeb. In the interview he says that the Clone Wars cartoon has a target date of Fall 2007 and pre-production is underway. He also says the live-action show will come after the cartoon, so will likely be "towards the end of the decade."

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  • Wookieepedia had another meeting today. Topics discussed (transcript):
    1. Software/technology changes for the site
      • Change the look of the site. This link will help any of you web gurus that want to help us out with this.
      • Adding hyperlinks to join meetings
      • We will try IRC for the next meeting instead of Jabber
      • Turning the misspelling page back on
      • Turning the stats page back on
    2. Copyright discussion
    3. Feedback on Wookieenews
    4. Wookieepedia's 1st Anniversary
    5. Getting Wookieepedia more exposure

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  • IGN takes a closer look at the new Star Wars Transformers toys.

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  • At 8PM EST (-5 GMT), there was a Wookieepedia meeting. Topics covered include:
    • Character affiliation boxes
    • Copyright status of logo
    • Copyrights in general regarding naming
    • Copyright disclaimers
    • Admin responsibilities and upkeep
    • Concerns about language
    • Character categories

To download a transcript of the meeting, see here.

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  • Side Show Toys announced that Kit Fisto will be the next figure in their 12" Order of the Jedi series. Pre-orders will be taken January 20, 2006, between 10:00 and 10:30 am PST.
  • The ISU Bengel Theatre in Pocatello, ID is hosting a Star Wars marathon. Over the next seven days they will be showing all six films in the saga. Read more...

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  • John Williams awarded Critic's Choice Award for best Composer (MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA)!

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  • Wookieepedia is the Wikicities featured site of the month.
  • Wookieepedia's first official meeting was held today at 8PM EST. If you missed it, you can catch the transcript to see what you missed. Topics covered include:
    • WP:FA ground rules
    • WP:FA criteria
    • What is expected of an admin?
    • Code of conduct for how users should behave
    • Recruitment - ideas on how to draw more people to Wookieepedia
    • New logo (thanks to Dark Spork)
    • Terminology issues that have come up in some articles
    • New search bar logo

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  • A George Lucas authorized, 8 foot-long LEGO Venator-class Star Destroyer (inaccurately called a "Rebel Attack Cruiser"), built by Erik Varszegi is auctioned on eBay by LEGO for 32,602 USD. All proceeds of the auction were donated to Habitat for Humanity’s hurricane relief efforts in the southeastern United States. [23].

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  • An Ohio child suffering from a rare form of bone marrow disabling anemia describes how Star Wars has helped him through the rough times. Read more.

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  • Wookieepedia hits 20,000 articles

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  • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith as one of seven films being considered for nomination for Best Visual Effects at the 78th Academy Awards. Sith, along with Batman Begins, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, King Kong and War of the Worlds, will be screened by the Visual Effects Award Nominating Committee on January 25, 2006, at which time they will nominate three of the films. Nominations will be officially announced on January 31, and the winner will be presented on March 5.

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  • In Los Angeles, 36-yr-old Marc Hoaglin pleaded guilty to unlawfully posting a copy of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith on the internet the night before the film released. He faces three years in prison. Slashfilm MercuryNews BBC

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  • Republic #79 released.

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  • Peter Mayhew, who portrayed Chewbacca, becomes a U.S. naturalized citizen at a ceremony in Arlington, Texas.

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  • Theaters offering buy three tickets to Episode III, get one free.

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