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    Rob Ford to Seek Substance Abuse Help

    Toronto mayor Rob Ford and his wife Renata attend the public memorial for police constable John Zivcic in Toronto December 9, 2013. Zivcic died December 2, from injuries he sustained in a car crash while in pursuit of another vehicle. He was Toronto's 26th officer to die while on duty since the Toronto police force began in 1957. REUTERS/Mark Blinch/Pool (CANADA - Tags: OBITUARY POLITICS) - RTX16B9G

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    After a new video surfaced of him allegedly smoking crack, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford announced Wednesday he would seek treatment for substance abuse. Ford said he is “ready to take a break” from his reelection campaign (though he'll stay on the ballot) and “go get help.” The Globe and Mail reports the new video was filmed in the basement of Ford's sister's home this past Saturday morning. Of course, Ford previously laughed off the idea of rehab.

    Read it at The Toronto Sun