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Woman judge in Arizona high on top court list

Judge Sandra D. O'Connor of the Arizona Court of Appeals is on a short list of potential nominees to fill the upcoming Supreme Court vacancy. Administration sources said the choice would be made "very soon," possibly next week, of a new Supreme Court justice for the opening that will occur with the resignation of Justice Potter Stewart.

The Washington Post, quoting well-placed administration officials, reported Mrs. O'Connor has been interviewed for the high court openin g and is being eyed as the front-runner to fill the vacancy.

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