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Mayor Ford absent at city hall but still center of attention

INTERACTIVE MAP: Profiles of 44 city wards ahead of election

| Showwei Chu

Voters go to the polls Oct. 27.

Mayor Ford absent at city hall but still center of attention

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INTERACTIVE MAP: Profiles of 44 city wards ahead of election

| Showwei Chu

Voters go to the polls Oct. 27.

Toronto police have taped off an area around the TTC bus stop at Midland Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East after two teens were stabbed on Oct. 1, 2014. CITYNEWS

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2 teen boys stabbed near Midland & Eglinton

| Toronto staff

One was stabbed in the abdomen and the other was stabbed in the arm.

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield addressing a crowd at the Eaton Centre on Oct. 1, 2014. 680NEWS/Mark Douglas

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Pan Am Games torch relay will cross Canada, hit 130 Ontario communities

| The Canadian Press

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has already been named as an honorary torchbearer. Video

A For Sale sign is shown in Oakville on July 23, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Richard Buchan

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Doug Ford vows to slash land-transfer tax by 15% a year

| Michael Talbot

Ford said he would cut the tax by 60 per cent over four years, and phase it out altogether if he's elected for a second term. (2)

Doug Ford, Olivia Chow and John Tory face off at Yonge Bloor Bay Business Association debate, Sept. 30, 2014. 680NEWS/Momin Qureshi

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Ford and Tory battle over budget at latest mayoral debate

| Christine Chubb and Momin Qureshi

Among the heated topics were the land-transfer tax, transit and the budget. Video (3)

A construction worker suffered serious injuries after pinned by a beam on a worksite at York University on Oct. 1, 2014. CITYNEWS

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Construction worker seriously injured by beam at York U worksite

| Toronto staff

Toronto police say the man in his 20s has injuries to his lower body. (1)

Police tape an area near Eglinton Avenue West and Oakwood Avenue after a fatal stabbing on Sept. 30, 2014. CITYNEWS

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1 man dead after stabbing near Eglinton and Dufferin

| Toronto staff

A suspect was seen fleeing on foot. Video

Ford Canada's assembly plant in Oakville, Ont. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Stephen C. Host

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Ford adding 1,000 jobs to Oakville plant, union hopes for additions in Windsor

| The Canadian Press

Ford says the new jobs will bring total employment at the plant to more than 4,000 by year-end.

Police identified Jorge Interiano, pictured, as the victim of a severe beating in the Bloor Street West and Ossington Avenue area of Toronto on Saturday morning. HANDOUT

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2 charged in Bloor & Ossington beating death

| Toronto Staff

Ronny Pulido, 29, and Gabriel Cameron, 22, both of Toronto, have been charged with second-degree murder. Video

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Ford launches radio attack ads painting Tory as perennial loser

| Michael Talbot

Ford was quick to defend the ads and instead accused Tory of the more egregious mudslinging. Video (14)

Police at the scene after a pedestrian was struck and killed in Brampton. CITYNEWS.

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Pedestrian struck and killed by vehicle in Brampton

| Toronto Staff

Police say the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

Pajamas for three-month-old girls and boys are seen at a Target store in Waterloo, Ont., Sept. 28, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Christine Logel

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‘Sexist’ baby PJs Target of Twitter outcry after prof posts photograph

| Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press

The photograph was taken on the weekend at a Waterloo target store. (7)

St. Clair streetcar

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Pedestrian dies after being struck by streetcar near Keele & St. Clair

| Christine Chubb

Paramedics tried to revive the woman but she was pronounced dead at the scene. (1)

Mud on TTC tracks

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Metrolinx confirms its work at new GO station led to TTC suspension

| Amanda Ferguson

The debris caused a suspension that began during rush hour. (2)

TTC riders waiting for shuttle buses at Keele subway station. CITYNEWS/Peter Dworschak

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Subway service resumes on Bloor line

| Toronto staff

Service resumed around 3 p.m. (2)

David Ralph Cole, 77, (left) and James Brian Wickens, 68 (right). Toronto police.

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Former Sheridan College dept. head among 2 men charged with historical sex assaults

| Toronto Staff

Police say the suspects acted both together and individually over the last three decades.

Bowmanville Zoo lion cubs need name

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Bowmanville Zoo bows to public pressure, ends declawing policy for big cats

| Toronto staff and Audra Brown

The zoo says they will not declaw any of the lion cubs and will not declaw any big cats in the future. Video

Luka Magnotta is shown in a photo from the website www.luka-magnotta.com.

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List of prominent not criminally responsible cases

| The Canadian Press

Here are some cases in which there was a finding of not criminally responsible or such a finding was sought.

Scarborough double shooting leaves 1 man dead

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Police release security video in Scarborough pizza parlour double shooting

| Toronto staff

Abdul Monir, 31, died on Sept. 14. He was the city's 35th homicide.

The Tragically Hip at the Juno Awards on April 3, 2005, in Winnipeg, MB. ABACA/Lionel Hahn.

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Tragically Hip to headline NHL launch event at Yonge-Dundas

| Sportsnet staff

The puck drops between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens game on Oct. 8.