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DENVER—The first credit union chartered to serve the marijuana industry has its sign up and its office is preparing to open for business soon.

DULUTH, Ga.—Georgia consumers say they anticipate about the same tax refund amount in 2015 compared to last year, but most plan to use the funds to pay off acquired debt, according to the Year-End 2014 Consumer Survey conducted by the Georgia Credit Union Affiliates.

HONOLULU—The $7.7-million Pacific Island Energy FCU, whose members work in the oil and gas industry on Oahu, has merged into  Hawaii Central Federal Credit Union.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.—Florida Credit Union Shared Services, the CUSO providing the state of Florida with Shared Branch Network services, is changing its name to Shared Services for Credit Unions.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala—The CEO of a now defunct credit union has been arrested and charged in a 112-count superseding indictment alleging a seven-year conspiracy that included fraud while he led the credit union.

WASHINGTON—The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation held a hearing yesterday on “Building a More Secure Cyber-Future: Examining Private Sector Experience with the NIST Framework.”