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Miss America Pageant
Originally posted 01/19/2015 12:00PM
It's not all roses and tiaras for these lovely ladies: look back at some of the major missteps these Misses have made
Originally posted 07/17/2014 12:30PM
A woman stripped of her Miss Delaware title last month for being too old is suing state pageant officials and the Miss America organization.
Originally posted 06/30/2014 07:30PM
It's a call that every pageant winner dreads.
Originally posted 06/28/2014 05:45PM
Beauty pageant winners in Delaware and Florida lost their crowns this week in separate, unrelated mix-ups.
Originally posted 06/28/2014 03:30PM
Amanda Longacre, who was stripped of the title of Miss Delaware 2014 on Tuesday after pageant officials determined that she was too old, has received some good news – she's getting to keep the scholarship money she won along with the title.
Originally posted 06/27/2014 12:55PM
Age is not just a number for beauty queens.
Originally posted 04/21/2014 08:40AM
Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.
Originally posted 04/19/2014 11:40AM
A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to the prom during a question-and-answer session at school.
Originally posted 03/07/2014 07:40AM
Djuan Trent, who won the crown of Miss Kentucky in 2010 and finished in the top 10 of the Miss America competition in 2011, has made history by coming out as a lesbian – the first national pageant contestant to do so.
Originally posted 09/16/2013 02:00AM
Moments after winning the 2014 Miss America crown, Nina Davuluri described how delighted she is that the nearly century-old pageant sees beauty and talent of all kinds.
The 24-year-old Miss New York is the first contestant of Indian heritage to become Miss America; her talent routine was a Bollywood fusion dance.
"I'm so happy this organization has embraced diversity," she said in a press conference after winning the crown in Atlantic City, N.J.'s Boardwalk Hall. "I'm thankful there are children watching at home who can finally relate to a new Miss America."
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