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I'd totally be going for a Long if I were you.... I'm 5'6" and I'll be going for a short. A friend of mine has a long.
Just look on here and there's a few threads going on the subject.
buckoW has provided a TON of info.
The one thread has a couple hundred replies. Shouldn't be too hard for you to figure it out.
 

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The ONLY difference between a long and a short is 1" in the top-tube (and thus an increase in the wheel base as well as the reach) --> 21.9 vs 22.9" in the top tube.

That said, while it doesn't seem like much, it feels like quite a bit. For your height, assuming you have a longer torso/arms, I would go for the long. I ride a short, and am 5'9, and even find that tight in the cockpit on occasion.

Stand-over, seat tube height etc etc are all the same.
 
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