WASHINGTON -- The comment periods have closed on the interstate branching applications by NationsBank Corp. and Firstd Fidelity Bancorp. without the expected Community Reinvestment Act protests being filed.

Officials at the Comptroller of the Currency's office feared the applications could be delayed by CRA complaints.

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