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St. Lawrence Seaway open again, with grain on move

The St. Lawrence Seaway, closed since Nov. 21 after a drawbridge near Valleyfield jammed and trapped about 160 ships in the waterway, opened again Monday. A Seaway spokesman said 20 vessels would be able to move each day.

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The disruption had stopped grain shipments from ports in the United States and Canada. Shipping sources said it cost up to $1.2 million each day the ships were immobilized.