CHICAGO -- Dean Witter Reynolds Inc. will be the senior managing underwriter for an upcoming Ohio general obligation bond issue of up to $120 million that may include the state's first college saver bonds, the state treasurer's office announced Wednesday.

State Treasurer Mary Eillen Withrow said yesterday she was "pretty sure" a portion of the bonds would be sold as college savers and that her office was meeting next week with the Ohio Tuition Trust Authority to discuss the possibility.

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