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Newsstand: August 22, 2013

If you're sick of hearing the word cronut, or just, y'know, sick ('cause you ate a cronut), here's some news that's got nothing to do with it: Ford asks Torontonians how Holyday's now vacant seat should be filled, a Jack Layton statue will be unveiled, Cafeteria food that teens can actually stand, four York University cafeteria workers have tested positive for Tuberculosis, and Durham motorcyclists will rally for an Oshawa family and their autistic son.


Newsstand: August 8, 2013

Morning y'all. This just in: The man who supposedly tried to sell a video of Rob Ford smoking crack had his first court appearance yesterday; an NDP vet quits the party in protest of the Giambrone by-election controversy; the Ontario ombudsman's office should announce today whether it will conduct its own investigation of Sammy Yatim's death; and the streetcar on which Yatim was shot will be back in service with the same serial number.


Newsstand: July 31, 2013

Pay your rent! And in the news: The Toronto police officer who is under investigation for his involvement in the shooting death of Sammy Yatim has been identified, a new poll finds six out of 10 Torontonians support the Scarborough subway over an LRT, but also that people may not understand the options, one of the alleged gang members who was featured in a photo with Mayor Rob Ford is out on bail, and buying coffee for hundreds of strangers has, blessedly, hit Toronto.

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Newsstand: July 17, 2013

The extreme heat continues today and tomorrow and forever. Like it. In the news: Mayor Rob Ford says something about money for the Scarborough subway and then retracts it and then Finance Minister Jim Flaherty says maybe it shouldn't have been retracted and, make it stop, a Toronto police officer gets disciplined for having posed as a stranded GO train passenger, a Toronto police assault trial got dramatically disrupted yesterday, and, yes, the heat continues.

Newsstand: July 10, 2013

Every cloud has a silver lining! But also, most of this news isn't that good: Less apocalyptic weather for Toronto this morning, Mississauga seems to have been hardest hit in Monday's storm, one of the men who appeared in the infamous photo with Mayor Rob Ford has been released on bail, and a second public consultation was held last night for the proposed development of a large retail complex—and Walmart—at Bathurst and College Streets.


Newsstand: July 4, 2013

In the U.S., it's a holiday today. Bet you like that. So the news, then: Mayor Rob Ford still really likes subways, the mayor's executive committee has decided to defer a decision on raising development fees for new homes, a report on the first phase of a study evaluating whether to allow jet traffic at Billy Bishop Airport should come out in the fall, and the jury's still out on whether the city will bail out Bixi.


Newsstand: July 3, 2013

Morning, you. In the news: Metrolinx says Toronto's on its own if it wants a Scarborough subway, the City and Toronto police are planning to crack down on alcohol consumption in Trinity Bellwoods Park, an Ontario judge ruled that documents connected to Project Traveller must be revealed to media lawyers on August 27, and Toronto Public Health released a report suggesting Toronto consider opening safe-injection sites.


Newsstand: June 27, 2013

How's it going? You seem great. Some news for you: Mayor Rob Ford's director of logistics and operations, David Price, gets in trouble—again—for refusing to identify himself while committing an indiscretion, plans for the revitalization of Ontario Place are partially revealed, the provincial government plans to investigate financial management practices at the TDSB, and the Attorney General weighs in on why Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair has been vague about whether the mayor is under criminal investigation.