Toronto Mayor Rob Ford leaves City Hall. 
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford leaves City Hall.  - 
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This final note today, in which we finally find a Marketplace angle to the news out of Toronto and its crack-smoking mayor Rob Ford.

What was reported to be a crowd of hundreds of people lined up at Toronto's City Hall to buy Rob Ford bobblehead dolls.

$20 a piece for what are being called Robbie Bobbies.

Proceeds to the United Way.

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Follow Kai Ryssdal at @kairyssdal