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Posted: December 30, 2013 at 4:36 a.m.

Sonia Sotomayor, the U.S. Supreme Court justice who grew up in the Bronx, N.Y., was chosen to lead the 60-second countdown to 2014 on Tuesday night in Times Square and push the ceremonial button to signal the descent of the New Year’s Eve ball.

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