Evansville, Ind., is proving to be a tough market for outsiders.

First Indiana Corp., an Indianapolis-based thrift company, said last week that it is leaving Evansville and selling its five branches there to local CNB Bancshares. First Indiana said it had failed to build a significant presence in a market where five local banks-CNB, Old National Bancorp, National City Bancshares, Permanent Bancorp, and Fidelity Federal Bancorp-control 93% of the deposits.

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