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Terminal at Port of Portland to remain closed

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One of two Port of Portland terminals targeted by protesters will remain closed Monday after a contract operator decided conditions remained unsafe.

An official of the company says the terminal will be closed for the second shift, which begins at 6 p.m. and reopens Tuesday at 8 a.m.

There was no immediate word about plans for the other terminal that drew a couple of hundred Occupy Portland protesters early Monday.

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The Port of Portland shut down the two terminals after police arrested two people and seized weapons in the hours before a demonstration. Limited operations were reported at the port's two other terminals.

Police say the suspects were in camouflage clothing with a gun, sword and walkie-talkies who said they were doing reconnaissance.

Port of Portland officials say about 325 longshore labor jobs were affected Monday, in addition to about 200 truck drivers.

Copyright 2011 KPTV. All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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