The Miss America pageant is back in the city where it began, six years after spurning the city for Las Vegas.
Miss Carson City Diana Sweeney has been crowned Miss Nevada.
After seven years in Sin City, the Miss America Pageant is returning to its original home in Atlantic City.
A woman from Brooklyn, N.Y., is the new Miss America, winning the title after tap dancing to a James Brown tune, deftly dealing with a question about guns, and raising the issue of child sexual abuse in her contestant platform.
Win or lose Saturday, Miss America contestant Allyn Rose will have conveyed a message about breast cancer prevention using her primary tool as a beauty queen: her body.
Miss America is getting ready to transfer her crown to one of 53 pageant queens looking to prove they’ve got a winning combination of looks, talent and smarts.
The Miss America Pageant is celebrating it’s 90th Anniversary, and doing so in style, right here in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada! Read the official pageant press release by clicking MORE.