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VENTURA, Calif.–With the most recent of the devastating fires in California still burning but now all contained, credit unions in the affected areas continue to offer assistance as both the CUs and their members sort through the extensive damage and work to recover.

CHICAGO–Credit Union 1 and the University of Illinois at Chicago have reached a deal to give the credit union naming rights to the UIC Pavillion, a 9,500-seat, multi-purpose facility that is home to UIC’s men’s and women’s basketball teams. The $9.3-million agreement is for 15 years and will result in the name being changed to the Credit Union 1 arena.

WASHINGTON—NAFCU has  joined ten other trade associations representing servicemembers, foreign service officers, federal employees, Realtors and moving companies in sending a letter to Senate leadership urging them to advance S.998, the Moving Americans' Privacy Protection Act, which would help protect personal information of American servicemembers and foreign service personnel who are moving back into the United States from overseas.

MARLBOUGH, Mass.—The $8.5-billion Digital Federal Credit Union here must face a lawsuit accusing it of charging overdraft fees to thousands of customers based on an artificially low “available balance” when they had ample money in their accounts, a federal judge in Massachusetts has ruled.