Executives at Cleveland-based Charter One are finding their dreams of building one of the nation's largest thrifts colliding with the reality of nightmarishly high merger prices. "If an opportunity comes along, we'll take a look," chiarman and CEO Charles John Koch says, "but prices being what they are, we'd probably rather not make a deal." Page 22

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