WASHINGTON - The thrift industry's trade group is changing its name to America's Community Bankers, galling the Independent Bankers Association of America.

"They're trying to be what we are," said IBAA executive director Diane Casey. "IBAA has been here for 63 years, and we have, do, and will continue to represent community banks."

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