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ATMs at train stops: Fifth Third’s in, BofA’s out

It’s Fifth Third in, Bank of America out, at CTA stops around Chicago.

Fifth Third Bank said it has been awarded the opportunity to install 63 automated teller machines in local CTA stops, giving the Cincinnati-based bank the biggest presence on the Chicago area’s train system. Installation of nearly all of the 63 have been completed in the past two months, Fifth Third said.

The number of ATMs at CTA stops has grown steadily since they were introduced in the system in 2003. Get the full story »

Metropolitan Bank Group to consolidate 11 banks

Metropolitan Bank Group said it plans to merge Edens Bank, First Commercial Bank and Northwest Community Bank into North Community Bank and merge Community Bank of DuPage, Metropolitan Bank & Trust and Chicago Community Bank into Citizens Community Bank, which will be renamed Metrobank. Get the full story »