CHICAGO - City officials are considering the use of revenue bonds to finance moving a military base out of Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, according to the city's Department of Aviation.

The federal Base Closure and Realignment Commission recommended Thursday that the U.S. Air Force operation be moved out of the airport, as long as the city picks up the cost of the move. Chicago officials estimated the cost at $200 million.

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