Early voting begins next week for the May primary. Columbus voters will decide candidates for both the city school board, city council, and mayor. .
Student loan debt in the U.S. now surpasses $1 trillion. Ohioâ€™s senior U.S. senator Sherrod Brown blames the private loan industry for intentionally making loan terms difficult to understand. Heâ€™s pushing legislation that would make loan terms more clear. The bill is called the Know Before You Owe Private Student Loan Act.