Hamilton Bancorp appears ready to terminate its $139 million merger pact with New York Bancorp, fueling talk that it may be considering alternative bids.

Last week, Hamilton warned it would scuttle the deal unless New York Bancorp, the holding company for Home Federal Savings Bank, increased the stock ratio in the contract.

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