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

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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Two on life support after fatal accident in Lansing

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Two men are on life support according to the Tompkins County Sheriff’s office, after an accident Friday night involving an A-T-V and a dirt bike in Lansing.

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Chicago airport troubles affecting the nation

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The Federal Aviation Administration says it could take two weeks to fully reopen a Chicago-area control center after an act of sabotage brought the city’s two airports to a halt last week.

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CU Police investigating pair of weekend burglaries

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Cornell Police are investigating a pair of burglaries that occurred sometime over the weekend.

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City of Ithaca, County announce solar partnership

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The City of Ithaca and Tompkins County have announced a renewable energy partnership that will bring a 2.8 million-watt solar array to county owned land at the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport.

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Cuomo: Speed up medical pot for kids with epilepsy

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New York has requested federal permission to import out-of-state marijuana so children and young adults with epilepsy can get medication soon instead of waiting for the state to develop its own program.