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June 4, 1995
I realize that an apology coming at this time may do little to change Christopher Reynolds' opinion of our hotel ("San Diego Hotels, the Best for Style and Value," April 23). However, we apologize for the inconvenience he experienced during his recent stay with us. We are in the process of planning the relocation of our laundry room; we recognize that our laundry equipment causes a tremor and this problem will be corrected very shortly. Thank you for bringing this to our attention and please accept my sincere apologies.
April 25, 2014 | By John M. Glionna
Militant Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy on Friday apologized for his comments published this week on African Americans and slavery but refused to back off from his intended point that the federal government was too powerful, saying that his remarks came “from the heart.” In a daily news conference from his ranch in Bunkerville, north of Las Vegas, the 67-year-old rancher, who is in a prolonged battle with federal officials over grazing rights...
October 6, 2009 | Matea Gold
A chagrined David Letterman apologized to his staff Monday and noted that his wife has been "horribly hurt" by the news that he slept with women who worked for him on CBS' "Late Show" in the years leading up to their marriage. "If you hurt a person and it's your responsibility, you try to fix it," he said on the program. "Let me tell you, folks, I got my work cut out for me." Letterman struck a notably more contrite tone than on Thursday, when he revealed that a man had allegedly sought to extort $2 million from him to keep quiet about the comic's affairs.
April 23, 2014 | By Mark Z. Barabak
The oeuvre of political advertising - and let's, for a moment, let that affectation slide by - includes a number of reliable standbys. There is the homey and heart-warming family montage, intended to humanize a candidate; the employment of a female voiceover, to try to make a harsh attack ad seem less so; the use of grainy, black-and-white footage, often unspooled in slow motion, to make an adversary appear more sinister. Then, of course, there is the unflattering photo, meant, presumably, to appeal to voters on a more subliminal level, when appeals to reason - He'll open the prison gates and let criminals loose!
August 13, 2009 | Staff And Wire Reports
Louisville men's basketball Coach Rick Pitino on Wednesday apologized for his "indiscretion" of having sex with a woman who later was charged with trying to extort him and vowed to continue coaching the Cardinals for as long as "they will have me." His comments were the first since news broke Tuesday that he told police that he and Karen Sypher had sex on a table at a Louisville restaurant six years ago. Two weeks later, the married father of five gave Sypher $3,000 after she said she needed an abortion and didn't have health insurance, according to a summary of Pitino's July 12 statement to police.
September 22, 2009 | Mike Penner
Washington Redskins rookie linebacker Robert Henson has been inactive for the team's first two games this season, which has apparently given him too much time to think. After the Redskins endured boos from their home fans during an ugly 9-7 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday, Henson used his Twitter account to call the fans "dim wits." Henson wrote: "All you fake half hearted Skins fan can . . . I won't go there but I dislike you very strongly, don't come to Fed Ex to boo dim wits!
November 9, 1985
I'm glad you did us readers the service of printing John Tudor's "apology to the media." I now understand the following: --Gordon Edes is the most important person in the world, and clearly the most magnanimous. To insult him under terrific pressure is a threat to motherhood and apple pie. How gracious of him to allow those vicious ingrate baseball players to grovel at his feet. --Talking to the press is far more important than merely playing baseball. Any player who is not forever grateful for the chance to answer personal questions while walking from the shower to his locker is clearly unnatural and rude.
April 26, 2010 | From staff and wire reports
A chastened Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger accepted his six-game suspension for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy Monday and promised to "comply with what is asked of me — and more." In his first comments since the NFL handed down the penalty last week, Roethlisberger apologized to his teammates and fans for his behavior last month in a Georgia bar, where a 20-year-old college student accused him of sexual assault. "The commissioner's decision to suspend me speaks clearly that more is expected of me. I am accountable for the consequences of my actions.
October 28, 2009 | Associated Press
The Florida Democrat who said Republicans wanted sick people to "die quickly" is apologizing for a new bout of inflammatory rhetoric, in which he used a derogatory term for women. Rep. Alan Grayson said late Tuesday that it was inappropriate for him to call Federal Reserve advisor Linda Robertson a "K Street whore" during an interview last month on the "Alex Jones Show," a syndicated talk radio program. Robertson is a former top Enron lobbyist and Clinton administration advisor who was hired by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke to help with congressional relations as lawmakers are seeking more oversight of the agency.
April 2, 2010 | Staff and wire reports
The Indianapolis Star apologized to Duke on Friday after publishing in some editions of its newspaper an illustration that depicted Blue Devils Coach Mike Krzyzewski with horns. "It was kind of juvenile," Krzyzewski said. "Not kind of, it was just juvenile. You know, my seven grandkids didn't enjoy looking at it. That's not Papi. "We have great kids who go to school, they graduate. If we're going to be despised or hated by anybody because we go to school and we want to win, you know what?
April 15, 2014 | By Mark Z. Barabak
Four days after questioning a deathbed letter at the center of Hawaii's heated U.S. Senate race, Gov. Neil Abercrombie apologized to the widow of its ascribed author, the late Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, and others he offended. But he stuck to his key assertion Inouye told him the choice of a successor was his alone to make. "I apologize to the late Sen. Inouye, his wife, Irene, his family, friends, and former staff for the comments I made concerning the letter," Abercrombie said in a statement issued late Monday.
April 7, 2014 | By Matt Stevens
Santa Monica's school superintendent has apologized for comments she made after placing a popular science teacher on leave for getting into a physical altercation with a student.   In a statement sent to the “community” over the weekend, Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Superintendent Sandra Lyon acknowledged that her remarks about the teacher and wrestling coach have “ caused great anger.” “There is concern that my statement reflected a pre-judgment of the teacher's conduct prior to completion of an investigation,” she said.
April 7, 2014 | By Robyn Dixon
PRETORIA, South Africa -- Olympian Oscar Pistorius made a tearful apology to the family of his girlfriend Monday as he stood trial for fatally shooting her in the early hours of Valentine's Day last year. Pistorius took the stand to tell the court his version of what happened that night. Courtroom benches were packed with supporters of both the athlete and his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp . Pistorius' almost-whispered apology was so quiet that Judge Thokozile Masipa had to tell him to speak up. PHOTOS: Oscar Pistorius trial "I would like to take this opportunity to apologize to Mrs. and Mr. Steenkamp , to Reeva's family, to all those of you who knew her who are here today, to her family and friends,” he said.
April 4, 2014 | By Chuck Schilken
Boomer Esiason apologized repeatedly on Friday for suggesting New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy's wife should have scheduled a C-section during spring training so her husband wouldn't have to miss any regular-season games for the birth of their first child. “I want to say again on this radio show that in no way shape or form was I advocating anything for anybody to do, was not telling women what to do with their bodies. I would never do that. That's their decisions. That's their life and they know their bodies better than I do," said Esiason, the former NFL quarterback who is a co-host of the "Boomer & Carton" CBS/WFAN morning radio show.
April 4, 2014 | Bill Plaschke
Vin Scully, marching to the middle of the field to throw out the ceremonial first pitch in all his red-roaring glory, was on time. Yasiel Puig was not. Sandy Koufax, sprinting out of the dugout to home plate to catch that pitch amid shrieks of surprise, was on time. Yasiel Puig was not. The best of Dodgers history and majesty showed up as scheduled Friday in what should have been a glorious 53rd home opener at Dodger Stadium. If only their most exciting young player of the present had shown this game the same respect.
April 1, 2014 | By Paresh Dave
The Roman Catholic archbishop of Atlanta demolished a ranch home that had been donated to the church by Joseph Mitchell, whose aunt Margaret Mitchell wrote "Gone With The Wind," and spent $2.2 million of the bequest to build himself a Tudor-style mansion.  The project, which began in 2012, sparked outrage among some of the archdiocese's 1 million parishioners when the Atlanta Journal-Constitution last month in a front-page story reported that...
June 29, 2010
The Republican candidate for President Obama's old Senate seat apologized Tuesday for being "careless" about embellishing aspects of his Navy reservist career and promised to "make sure this never happens again." Rep. Mark Steven Kirk of Illinois and his Democratic opponent, state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias, are in a tight contest that is being watched nationwide. "I have made mistakes concerning certain aspects of my accomplishments and experiences, and I apologize for those mistakes and I pledge to correct those errors," Kirk said at a news conference.
October 28, 2009 | Scott Glover
Alex Kozinski, chief judge of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, has apologized for having maintained an e-mail "gag list" in which he distributed crude jokes and other humorous material, according to an opinion made public Tuesday. Kozinski was admonished earlier this year in a separate case for being "judicially imprudent" and "exhibiting poor judgment" by placing sexually explicit photos and videos on an Internet server that could be accessed by the public. The opinion released Tuesday by the Judicial Council of the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals said the investigation into the gag list was concluded after Kozinski said he had stopped e-mailing the jokes and "apologized for any embarrassment to the federal judiciary."
March 26, 2014 | By Adolfo Flores
An Anaheim councilwoman is being asked to resign following her online remarks that the fatal police shooting of a 21-year-old man had "saved us a trial. " Lucille Kring, who is running for mayor in the resort city, quickly apologized for her comments, but some residents said it was too late and urged her to step down instead. The relationship between police and residents in the densely packed core of Orange County's largest city has been strained for years and came to a head in the summer of 2012 when a series of shootings ignited days of street protests and angry demonstrations.
March 7, 2014 | By Richard Simon
WASHINGTON - Rep. Darrell Issa, the Republican chairman of the House oversight committee, has apologized to Rep. Elijah E. Cummings for adjourning a hearing while the panel's top Democrat was speaking. Apology accepted, Cummings said after receiving a call from the Vista, Calif., congressman Thursday night. Cummings, of Maryland, added in a statement that he hopes that as the House's top investigative committee moves forward, it "will seek resolution rather than unnecessary conflict.
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