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Florida Judge Says Rapper Campbell Should Coach

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Tallahassee, FL (AP) - May 15, 2012 --

A state administrative law judge says former 2 Live Crew frontman Luther Campbell should be allowed to coach football in Florida schools.

Judge Robert Meale made his recommendation Tuesday.

The state refused to certify the 51-year-old rapper although he's been volunteering as an assistant coach with local approval in Miami. Education officials cited his songs' raunchy lyrics, a string of arrests and a performance with two women who removed their clothing in South Carolina.

Meale, though, noted the charges were dropped except for a couple misdemeanor gun crimes more than 25 years ago. He also wrote that Campbell has coached inner-city youth and high school football without incident for years.

Campbell can take his case to an appellate court if Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson rejects Meale's recommendation.


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