Borrowing a page from the credit card marketing wars, Star Bank Corp. plans to announce today a program that will reward investors in its mutual funds with frequent-flier miles, sources said.

For every dollar a consumer invests in its Star Funds, the Cincinnati- based bank plans to contribute one mile to a frequent-flier account, sources said. The miles then could be exchanged for an airline ticket on the carrier of the investor's choice, with a maximum value of $500.

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