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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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Emergency crews responding to Route 13 crash in Newfield

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Route 13 between Decker Road and Millard Hill Road is closed to traffic.

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Tompkins County adds new citizens to national ranks

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Wednesday's naturalization ceremony featured over 40 new citizens representing 20 different countries around the world.

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Civil war nurse honored in ceremony at Ithaca cemetery

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Sophronia Bucklin worked as a nurse in the war from 1862 until the war ended.

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Democrats try to oust Skelos after arrest

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The effort to oust Skelos will probably fail, as Republicans hold the majority in the Senate.

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Deadlocked Harris jury goes back to work Wednesday

Calvin Harris appeared on the CBS program 48 Hours. He is set to go on trial for the third time on allegations he murdered his wife. The program aired Monday, June 9, 2014/CBS News

Jury said it was deadlocked Tuesday; judge told jurors to go back to work