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TO BANKS, CUSTOMERS ARE about as welcome at teller windows as Bonnie and Clyde. It costs a bank twice as much to serve a typical customer at the window as it does at an ATM, say industry analysts. So some banks, to the vexation of depositors, are charging fees for seeing the teller. But one institution, Baltimore's 1st Mariner Bank, has just taken the opposite tack: paying folks to use an ATM.

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