Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
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