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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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Reported sexual assault at Ithaca College “unfounded,” campus police say

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Police now say the man who filed the report has admitted he was not actually assaulted.

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Police: Suspect started fire on porch of Cortland home

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The people inside the home were woken up to the sound of the fire igniting at around 5 a.m.

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Dog shot in Newfield last week in ‘stable’ condition

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The prognosis for the two year old dog shot in the head twice by her owner last week in Newfield is looking good.

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Ithaca resident starts grassroots neighborhood watch effort

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A grassroots effort to reduce crime in the City of Ithaca is underway.

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Town of Ithaca watching deer control efforts

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The Town of Ithaca could soon join the battle against the growing population of deer in Tompkins County, but some discussion will first have to take place.