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BLOCKADES STILL IN PLACE

Striking Canadian truckers kept up their blockades at U.S. border points despite word of a tentative agreement, proclaiming it does not meet their demands and they are "tired of starving to death."

The proposed settlement covering 60 of 180 trucking companies involved in the dispute was announced Monday by Bryan Williams, the strike's chief mediator for the government of British Columbia.Some of the 3,000 independent truckers vowed to continue the strike they began May 27 if their demands weren't met.

The blockades since Friday have halted most commercial traffic across the Canadian border between Washington and British Columbia.