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The State Senate could deadlock again today, with the mayoral control bill and several other key proposals hanging in the balance. The problem: the Dems lost their slim 32 seat majority when Senator Daniel Squadron left for his honeymoon. The dailies have more on the latest dilemma in Albany here, here and here.

Newsweek looks at the impact of Sonia Sotomayor as a Latino role model. Margarita Rosa, executive director of the Grand Street Settlement, is among those quoted in the article.

A new report from Transportation Alternatives finds that, while the number of traffic-related fatalities in New York City is falling, the NYPD is writing fewer tickets for speeding. The report is critical of policies it says emphasize traffic flow (moving cards swiftly through the streets) rather than on traffic safety for pedestrians.

The Los Angeles clothing store, The Reformation, has opened a second location on the Lower East Side.

The Downtown artist Dash Snow has died of a drug overdose.

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