The merger deal, which is expected to be completed in the third quarter, will mark Huntington’s retail entry into the Chicago market.

On Monday, Chicago-based Woodstock Institute, one of the housing, community and civil rights groups that has met with Huntington, said it’s happy with a $16 billion community development plan, which covers about 10 markets, developed in agreement between Huntington and various backers of community reinvestment efforts. Huntington announced the plan Friday.

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