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Florida AG launches investigation into College Football Playoff after Alabama makes cut over FSU

Florida’s Attorney General Ashley Moody launched an investigation into the College Football Playoff Selection Committee on Tuesday after the one-loss Crimson Tide made it into the four-team playoff over the undefeated Florida State.

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Ron DeSantis selects former ALGOP chair Terry Lathan to serve as state campaign chair

Republican presidential hopeful Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) recently tapped former Alabama Republican Party chairwoman Terry Lathan to serve as his campaign's Alabama chairman.

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Alabama NAACP condemns state legislature's anti-CRT bill; Claims it would ban teaching of slavery, 'real history' — 'We know what's happening on Florida'

The president of the Alabama State Conference of the NAACP, Bernard Simelton, compared Alabama to Florida as he openly condemned the Alabama Legislature for its efforts to pass a law banning Critical Race Theory and other "divisive concepts" from the classroom.

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AG Marshall backs Florida ban on Medicaid funding for gender transitions

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall filed an amicus brief with 16 other states supporting Florida’s healthcare regulation that denies Medicaid coverage for so-called gender transitioning procedures.

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AL(dot)com reruns misleading headline accusing Florida police of arresting son of DeSantis critic ‘for memes’ while actually charged with posting ‘I want to shoot up the school’

A popular statewide media website in Alabama reran a story on Friday morning that contained a misleading headline accusing Florida officials of arresting the son of a critic of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis “for memes.” In reality, the boy was arrested for allegedly threatening to shoot up a school.

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Florida, Missouri, West Virginia follow Alabama — States pull out of ERIC system over refusal to address concerns

Multiple states have now pulled out of the Electronic Registration and Information Center (ERIC) after over a year of concerns from state leaders across the nation.