CHICAGO - Months after narrowly avoiding its first default, the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority is faced with another delinquent bond-fund borrower that has warned it would likely have a tough time making its full monthly debt payments this year due to the weak economy.

The borrower, Universal Heat Treating Inc. of Cleveland, has missed its $15,500 February payment, though it is expected to make a partial payment this week, according to authority officials. The company has told the agency that, for the first time in the 10 years since it borrowed the money, it could have a hard time keeping up with its full monthly payments due to slow business.

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