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Mohawks, union trade barbs in border stand-off

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Mohawk chiefs and Canadian officials were back at the negotiating table yesterday in Ottawa after a reported deal to re-open the international bridge in Cornwall never materialized. Canada closed the port of entry on Cornwall Island six weeks ago in the face of native protests over the arming of customs officers there. Meanwhile, Mohawks and the Canadian customs officers' union are sparring in a war of words. David Sommerstein reports.

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