Enlisting community advocates in its war for Great Western Financial Corp., Home Savings of America announced Thursday it would invest $70 billion in its markets during the next 10 years.

"This is the best, by far, Community Reinvestment Act commitment ever made," said Bob Gnaizda, Greenlining Coalition general counsel. "Our members are rooting for Home Savings because it's very unlikely a comparable commitment could ever be secured from Washington Mutual."

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