Fired SW Missouri Instructor Apologizes for Bomb Comment

1 decade 2 years 6 months ago Sunday, April 29 2007 Apr 29, 2007 Sunday, April 29, 2007 7:13:29 PM CDT April 29, 2007 in News
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LAKE OF OZARK (AP) - An Ozarks Technical College instructor who was fired after making a joke about being a suicide bomber has apologized. The school had said several students complained that part-time geography instructor Karl Forge walked into class days after the Virginia Tech massacre, set his briefcase on a table and said  "I'm a suicide bomber." Forge wrote a letter to college President Hal Higdon apologizing for "the unfortunate blunder" he made in class. Higdon says Forge will not get his job back, although Christian County prosecutor Ron Cleek dropped the felony terroristic threat charge that had been filed against Forge. Cleek said new information about Forge led him to drop the charge, although Cleek would not say what the information was.

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