MCI is urging its customers this month not to send back a check with their bills.

Instead, the long-distance company suggests making the monthly payments automatic with Visa cards. The pitch in MCI's statement-stuffer: "No more due dates to remember, no more postage to pay, and no more checks to write. What could be easier?"

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