National City Corp. says it is saving as much as $1,400 per teller station by sticking with simple technology in its merger with First of America Bank Corp.

Cleveland-based National City decided to keep First of America's "dumb terminals"-so called because they lack the processing capability of personal computers. They will be upgraded with appropriate software.

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