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Metro executive apologizes for joke

Disparaging racial remark was 'made unintentionally'

By Christopher Rowland
Globe Staff / January 11, 2005

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Steve R. Nylund, president of the company that is selling a 49 percent stake of the free newspaper Metro Boston to The New York Times Co. , apologized yesterday for making a joke with a racially disparaging reference to African-Americans at a corporate function in Italy in April 2003. (Full article: 412 words)

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