BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - He has just entered the race for governor, and now Carl Paladinois already doing some damage control.
Buffalo developer Carl Paladino, who recently announced hisplans to run for governor of New York, isn't denying that he hasforwarded some controversial e-mails.
The e-mails in question have been brought to light by a localwebsite, WNYMedia.net.
Among the messages includes one titled "Obama InaugurationRehearsal," which shows video of an African tribal dance, as wellas one with a photo of African Americans running from a low flyingplane with the caption "Run,******,run."
"I confess to being human, and imperfect, as all God's childrenare. I'm not a racist, and I say that even in some of my e-mailsthat they have hacked from my computer," said Paladino.
Paladino also admits to forwarding sexually explicite-mails.
Paladino said, "To any of the ladies I've offended, I apologize.I say this to the men out there who have never opened a graphicimage on the internet, don't vote for me. For those who have Iwelcome your vote."
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The Buffalo School Board unanimously approved plans to transform Burgard High School into a Manufacturing Magnet School on Wednesday,
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