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Congressman Tom Reed on IRS scandal: “Tip of the iceberg”

The first hearing into the IRS scandal concluded Friday, but Republican lawmakers are promising more questions will be asked about the tax agency’s targeting of conservative groups.

Ousted acting IRS chief Steven Miller told the House Ways and Means Committee that foolish mistakes had been made.

Area Congressman Tom Reed, who serves on the committee, accused Miller of being less than forthcoming about the agency’s practices.

Reed says he believes the revelations are just the beginning, and that the committee will uncover a culture in the IRS that targets individuals based on political beliefs.

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Health department uses exercise to simulate local emergency

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The POD, or Point of Dispensing drill, was aimed at processing 250 people in under two hours.

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Gov. Cuomo bans non-essesntial state travel to Indiana

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"With this action, we stand by our LBGT family members, friends and colleagues to ensure that their rights are respected," Gov. Cuomo said.

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Jets training camp will not return to Cortland

Former New York Jets Coach Rex Ryan with SUNY Cortland President Erik Bitterbaum at the Jets Summer Training Camp in July 2014

The Jets had held five of their past six training camps at SUNY Cortland.

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Ithaca property owner fined $45K, guilty of 288 violations

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The owner of the unoccupied property at 404 West Green Street