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Mayor Rob Ford talks to reporters at the Ontario Investment and Trade Centre in Toronto on March 26, 2014. CITYNEWS

Rob Ford says in recorded message he’s starting chemotherapy Thursday

| Marcia Chen

The mayor also thanked well-wishers and backed his brother for mayor.

Mayor Rob Ford talks to reporters at the Ontario Investment and Trade Centre in Toronto on March 26, 2014. CITYNEWS

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Rob Ford says in recorded message he’s starting chemotherapy Thursday

| Marcia Chen

The mayor also thanked well-wishers and backed his brother for mayor.

Rob Ford on raccoon problem in Toronto

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TIMELINE: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s health issues

| The Canadian Press and Toronto staff

Rob Ford has battled personal health troubles since 2009.

File photo of a construction sign on Yonge Street. CITYNEWS

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Road & TTC closures in Toronto for events & construction: Sept. 20-21

| Toronto staff

Road and TTC closures for events and construction, as well as upcoming and ongoing closures due to road work.

Toronto police investigate fatal stabbing at a home on Axsmith Crescent, which occurred on Sept. 14, 2014. CITYNEWS/Bert Dandy

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Man, 43, charged with first-degree murder in Don Mills stabbing

| Toronto staff

San Tai Yuan, 56, was pronounced dead at the scene. Video

File photo of a Durham Regional Police cruiser.

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Police investigate suspicious death of woman in Pickering garage fire

| Toronto staff

A post-mortem is being done on Thursday to identify the victim.

Actor Sheldon Bergstrom poses for a photo in Toronto, Aug. 5, 2014, as he prepares for the role of Rob Ford in the upcoming musical "Rob Ford the Musical: Birth of A Ford Nation". THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

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Musical about Rob Ford to go on, but red carpet and opening night party scrapped

| The Canadian Press

The production will be collecting donations for the Canadian cancer society at each show.

Raw video: Mayor Rob Ford, Deputy Mayor Norm Kelly update city services after ice storm

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TIMELINE: Key events during Mayor Rob Ford’s time in office

| The Canadian Press and Erin Criger

Here's a look back at some key events during Mayor Rob Ford's term in office. Video (16)

An OPP cruiser is shown in an undated file photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley

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Hwy. 401 reopens in Milton after multi-vehicle crash

| Toronto staff

Minor injuries were reported.

Mayor Rob Ford talks to reporters at the Ontario Investment and Trade Centre in Toronto on March 26, 2014. CITYNEWS

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Ford diagnosed with rare cancer; expert suggests signs point to aggressive tumour

| Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press

Dr. Zane Cohen described the primary tumour as being about 12-by-12 centimetres. Video

The homepage of DougFord.ca.

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Doug Ford launches mayoral campaign website

| Toronto staff

The website urges people to vote for Doug Ford on Oct. 27. Video (2)

Police investigate an incident at Durham College's Oshawa campus, Sept. 17, 2014. CHCH/Pamela Vanmeer

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Student, 22, seriously injured in Durham College stabbing

| Toronto staff

Police said the stabbing happened when a dispute between two males escalated.

Toronto police cruiser

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Man dies after shooting near York U

| Toronto staff

The victim was found in a stairwell of a highrise apartment building.

A story appeared on the CNN website shortly after news broke that Rob Ford had been diagnosed with cancer. CNN.COM

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World headlines after Rob Ford diagnosed with cancer

| Toronto staff

News Rob Ford had a rare form of cancer made headlines around the world.

Mayor Rob Ford talks to reporters at the Ontario Investment and Trade Centre in Toronto on March 26, 2014. CITYNEWS

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Online reaction to Rob Ford’s cancer diagnosis

| Toronto staff

Mount Sinai Hospital's Dr. Zane Cohen announced on Wednesday that the mayor has a rare form of cancer (1)

Dr. Zane Cohen gives an update of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's condition during a news conference at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Wednesday, Sept.17, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

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5 things to know about liposarcoma

| The Canadian Press and Toronto staff

Mayor Rob For was diagnosed with malignant liposarcoma on Wednesday and will begin chemotherapy within 48 hours. (2)

Doug Ford announces his run for mayor in Toronto on Sept. 12, 2014. CITYNEWS

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STATEMENT: Doug Ford comments following brother’s cancer diagnosis

| Toronto Staff

"Your kind words and well-wishes mean everything to him right now."

Zane Cohen

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Ford has rare form of aggressive cancer but doctors ‘optimistic’

| Michael Talbot

"Rob will beat this," his brother Doug Ford says. Video (8)

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2 men face murder charges in fatal Etobicoke assault

| Toronto Staff

Richard Pepper, 60, died in hospital after an altercation with a group of men last week.

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CityNews partners with Rogers TV on Toronto ward & mayoral debates

| Toronto staff

Ward debates will begin airing on Monday, Sept. 23 on Rogers TV cable 10/63 in Toronto/Scarborough. (4)

Toronto mayoral candidates Olivia Chow and John Tory at a debate at the National Club on Sept. 17, 2014. CITYNEWS

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Chow, Tory debate host of issues at National Club

| Sarah-Joyce Battersby and Patricia D'Cunha

The debate was hosted by the Churchill Society for the Advancement of Parliamentary Democracy.