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  • Connecticut Has Had A Few Mayors That Out-Shame Rob Ford

    Connecticut Has Had A Few Mayors That Out-Shame Rob Ford
    You'd think that Rob Ford, Toronto's crack-smoking-oral-sex-denying-binge-drinking buffoon of a mayor, would be a tough dude to top in any screw-up contest for local politicians. It's true that Ford's antics have provided an insane amount of...
  • You want a piece of me?! Rob Ford auctions off some items

    Anyone interested in buying a piece of Rob Ford history has the chance to do so. The notorious former Toronto mayor and now city councilor is auctioning off some of the memorabilia he has collected over the years, including what appears to be the...
  • Red Line still the best transit plan

    Red Line still the best transit plan
    When Rob Ford, Toronto's infamous crack-smoking mayor, entered office in 2010, he did so on a promise to upgrade the city's transit plans. The previous mayor had planned a comprehensive light rail system that was nearing construction. But Mr. Ford had...
  • Rob Ford wins Toronto council seat; brother loses mayoral race

    Rob Ford wins Toronto council seat; brother loses mayoral race
    The Ford mayoral era appears to have ended in Toronto after Doug Ford, brother of scandal-plagued Rob Ford, was projected to lose his bid against moderate conservative John Tory. But there will still be a Ford in Toronto government. Rob Ford seems to...
  • Web entrepreneurs hope to hook young people on the news

    Web entrepreneurs hope to hook young people on the news
    How much do you know about the week's new events? Or the geography of the Middle East? Or Batman movies? Coleman Anderson and his partner, Andrew Schuster, are betting a few hundred thousand of their investors' dollars that whatever you know, you'll want...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in hospital with tumor in abdomen

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in hospital with tumor in abdomen
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who gained global notoriety after a well-publicized battle with addiction, was admitted to hospital with a tumor in his abdomen on Wednesday, throwing his campaign for re-election into doubt. Ford went to a Toronto hospital,...
  • Toronto-based Blue Ice Group and KinoSmith Launch Doc Shingle

    Toronto-based companies Blue Ice Group and KinoSmith have inked a deal to create Blue Ice Docs, a full-service distribution company that will fund and acquire non-fiction Canadian and international films it was announced Monday at the Hot Docs Film...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to Enter Rehab for Substance Abuse

    Toronto mayor Rob Ford will take a leave of absence from office to enter a substance abuse program, according to the Associated Press. The embattled politician, who is in the middle of a re-election campaign, was recorded swearing and ranting at a...
  • Obama slings jokes, jabs at White House correspondents' dinner

    Obama slings jokes, jabs at White House correspondents' dinner
    So how bad was last year for President Obama? “Things got so bad,” the president said, “the 47% called Mitt Romney to apologize.” That got a big laugh, as did other self-deprecating remarks — and stinging jabs at...
  • Foreign investment: What Bogota can teach Chicago

    Foreign investment: What Bogota can teach Chicago
    — The rules of business in Bogota in the 1990s reached far beyond balance sheets and profit margins. If you could afford an armored car, you bought one. If you had the means to move your family to Miami, you did. On weekend trips, you either...
  • Cubs' Jeff Samardzija doesn't understand pitch-count concern

    Cubs' Jeff Samardzija doesn't understand pitch-count concern
    A look at what a few major leaguers had to say this week: "This is an on-field issue for uniformed personnel. That's all there is to it. I'm a grown man. I'm 29. I'm not a prospect or 22. I feel good, and I'm grown up enough and responsible enough to...