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Obama taps Cornell Alum for IRS Chief

Obama taps Cornell Alum for IRS Chief

President Obama is appointing a new acting commissioner for the IRS with some Ithaca roots.

Cornell University alum Daniel Werfel is replacing the outgoing Steven Miller, who resigned following a scandal involving the targeting of conservative groups.

Werfel is currently serving as the Controller of the Office of Management and Budget.

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Cayuga Heights man charged with murder

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Police say a Cayuga Heights man has been arrested on a charge of second-degree murder following a domestic incident on Thanksgiving Day.

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Snow has little impact on holiday travel

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Despite a snowstorm that hit on one of the busiest travel days of the year, highways and airports across New York have seen few big problems.

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State Police: Beefed up patrols to continue through weekend

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Just because Thanksgiving is over doesn't mean police in New York state are ending their stepped-up holiday enforcement.

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Yet again, power plant in Lansing gets extension from New York

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Extension means decision on plant likely won't come until 2015

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Black Friday protest planned at Ithaca Wal-Mart

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Groups pushing for increased minimum wage, support for workers at Wal-Mart, other retail stores