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CINCINNATI - Tea party activists in the Tri-State are expected to take part in a protest over the Internal Revenue Service on Wednesday.

Tea party groups are descending on Washington, D.C., with a single message: audit the IRS.

The protest is in response to the IRS' recent admission that it targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny in applications for tax-exempt status.

The Cincinnati IRS office was singled out for its role in the incident.

Representatives from local tea party groups said they will take part in the rally.

Similar protests will take place at House Speaker John Boehner's West Chester office and at U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup's office in Cincinnati from noon to 1 p.m.

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