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SKOKIE, Ill. -- A short time ago in a suburb not so far away, WGN's Marcus Leshock went to visit a high school teacher who his bringing his love of "Star Wars" into the classroom.

Students at Niles North High School in Skokie are learning about engineering and design with a little help from the force.

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