Chicago could end contracts with Ariz. businesses

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Aldermen in Chicago are considering a resolution to break contracts with four Arizona-based companies over that state's controversial immigration law.

The resolution introduced Wednesday asks that Chicago end the contracts until Arizona's new law is repealed.

The boycott wouldn't be approved if aldermen decide that breaking the contracts would hurt Chicago businesses.

The measure also asks that Chicago end discretionary travel to Arizona and that the Cubs and White Sox relocate their training camps out of Arizona.

Arizona's immigration law is set to take effect Thursday. But a judge has blocked the portions that most angered opponents, including sections that required officers to check a person's immigration status while enforcing other laws.

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