Toronto mayor admits he has bought illegal drugs

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Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 12:00 am

TORONTO (AP) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted during a heated City Council debate Wednesday that he bought illegal drugs while in office, but adamantly refused to step down despite calls from nearly every councilor to take a leave of absence and get help.

"I'm most definitely keeping this job," the 44-year-old Ford said, insisting he was "a positive role model for kids."

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