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Senate confirms Sotomayor for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has confirmed Sonia Sotomayor as
the first Hispanic Justice on the Supreme Court.

The vote was 68-31 for Sotomayor, President Barack Obama's first
high court nominee. She becomes the 111th justice and just the
third woman to serve on the Supreme Court.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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