Regulators have shut down nine banks, including California National Bank.
The move Friday brings the number of failed U.S. banks this year to 115 as the still-weak economy produces a stream of loan defaults.
The banks are mostly in the West and had combined assets of $19.4 billion at the end of September.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation says U.S. Bank in Minneapolis agreed to assume the deposits and most of the assets of the banks.
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