Payday lenders, those businesses that lend money at an annual percentage rate of nearly 400 percent, lost a valuable group of clients last month. On October 1st, Congress capped the interest rate for military personnel at 36 percent. That caused these store-front lenders to stop lending to people in the armed forces.
It was once year ago today that Columbus Police Officer Bryan Hurst was killed during a robbery while working extra-duty at a Fifth-Third Bank on the Far East Side. Today, fellow officers held a plaque dedication in Hurst’s memory. WOSU’s