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Concerns About Commerce as Borders Tighten

Big commercial traffic jams subsided over the last two days after snarling United States border crossings with Canada and Mexico much of the week as security and law enforcement officers of the three countries raised their guard against possible terrorist infiltrators. Lines of southbound trucks full of Canadian auto parts, paper products and other merchandise began to grow Tuesday night to two hours — four times the normal average — at the Ambassador Bridge between Detroit and Windsor, the most crucial point in a trade relationship valued at $1.3 billion a day for both countries. Delays of up to five hours were reported at several other border points in Ontario and British Columbia earlier in the week. But Canadian and American customs agents and other law enforcement officials scrambled to alleviate the waits. Full Story

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