If there ever was a bank that didn't want to sell, it is certainly $460.6 million-asset MSB Bancorp, of Goshen, N.Y.

The latest spurned suitor is Buffalo-based First Empire State Corp., with $11.8 billion in assets and 162 offices, including 22 branches in the Hudson Valley region of New York State, where MSB does business.

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