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* CENTRALIA, Wash. (2/4/10)--Police are investigating whether a man charged with the Jan. 25 attempted robbery, burglary and kidnapping at the Centralia branch of TwinStar CU is the same man who robbed another branch of the credit union in Ocean Shores a week earlier. In the Centralia branch, the robber held an employee at gunpoint until a police officer arrived, pulled the employee to safety and fired two shots at the robber. The robber escaped during a standoff with police. In the Ocean Shores robbery, the robber herded employees together, ordered them to open the vault and forced them out of the building as he fled (Associated Press via seattlepi.com Feb. 2). Michael Anthony Lar, who is recovering from two gunshot wounds, has been charged in the Centralia robbery and is scheduled to be arraigned today (The Daily News Jan. 30) ... * MADISON, Wis. (2/4/10)--UW CU based in Madison, Wis., has launched a Facebook page so it can "connect with the communities we serve," it announced Wednesday. "Online social networking services have become the norm to connect with colleagues, customers and friends," the $1 billion asset credit union said. It will use the new platform to post news and information about local events, educational articles related to personal finance, and urgent alerts ... * SUITLAND, Md. (2/4/10)--A delegation of Jordanian officials met
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with Andrews FCU executive management, Defense Credit Union Council President Arty Arteaga, and Dennis Savage, comptroller of the Joint Staff, at the credit union's headquarters in Suitland, Md. The delegation visited to learn more about the operation of American credit unions and how the credit union serves its military members at home and abroad. They toured Andrews' Member Care Center and its newly renovated Allentown Road branch. (Photo provided by Andrews FCU) ...


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