President Barack Obama waves as he arrives to speak about the economy and payday lending, Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Lawson State Community College in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

President Obama in Birmingham

Embracing proposed new rules aimed at payday lenders, President Barack Obama on Thursday said working families need protections from heavy d…

Jerod Haase (UAB Sports Information)

UAB, Haase agree to new 6-year contract

Jerod Haase isn’t going anywhere anytime soon if UAB has anything to say about it. The school announced Haase has agreed to a six-year agree…