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Why Miss America Needs to Escape Atlantic City in Order to Survive

For Miss America to make a real comeback, it must escape the dysfunction that is Atlantic City. Never thought we’d be saying that. But after closely following, and attending the past 4 years of MISS A in Atlantic City, we see nothing that boosts our confidence in this once majestic event thriving in this South …

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STATE AUDIT: CRDA Failed Miserably With Miss America Contract, Costs & Benefit to Atlantic City

Miss America Organization Contract. The CRDA did not monitor actual costs, contract deliverables, and economic impact when negotiating a second contract with the Miss America Organization. Pageant Contract Expenditures In May 2013, after a nine-year absence, the CRDA entered into a three-year contract with the Miss America Organization (MAO) to return the iconic pageant to …

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2018 Miss America Cara Mund, Shares Details of Disturbing Behind The Scenes Treatment

SAD & SHOCKING NEWS. Thx to Ventnor resident & 1984 Miss America, Suzette Charles, for sending us the following letter. Dated Aug 16, 2018, this was written by Cara Mund, the reigning 2018 Miss America. Dear Miss America Sisters, I was extremely touched to receive the care package you sent to me in Orlando with …

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Miss America Organization Email Scandal Dooms TV Deal That Included CRDA

The future of the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City was already on shaky ground. High costs, large CRDA subsidy and murky ROI has been a drag on the iconic event that got it’s start almost 100 years ago. Now that a nasty email scandal has emerged, and it’s TV production partnership no more, what …

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Miss America Parade on Atlantic City Boardwalk

Record breaking crowds on the Atlantic City Boardwalk for the Miss America 2018 ‘Show Us Your Shoes’ parade. 51 Miss America contestants were escorted via classic cars to display their wild footwear. Legendary Miss Americas, elaborate floats, marching bands, local organizations and other community groups added to the fun. Atlantic City Show Us Your Shoes …

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Miss America Foundation Ranked #1 Biggest Scholarship Provider

The Miss America Foundation is proud to announce its recent ranking by TheBestColleges.org as number one out of the 10 Biggest Scholarship Providers in the World. The Miss America Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization — together with the Miss America Organization and its 52 licensed organizations — is the nation’s leading advocate for women’s education …

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New Orleans in National TV Spotlight, Not Atlantic City for New Years Eve

When 2017 arrives in Atlantic City, 59 million national TV viewers will not see Atlantic City. Instead, they’ll see New Orleans, thanks to the CRDA and Mayor Don Guardian. “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017” will expand their iconic annual New Year’s Eve tradition with coverage from New Orleans, not Atlantic …

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Listen: Atlantic City Mayor & CRDA New Years Eve Marketing FAIL

It’s no secret. Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian is not a fan of Miss America. Listen to ACprimetime Radio> Oh sure, he’ll be on stage with the ladies for photo ops. The bow tied guy will even get front row center seats inside Boardwalk Hall for the pageant…..but he’s NOT a fan of Miss A. …

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2017 Miss America in Atlantic City Scores Big TV Ratings Once Again.

Miss America 2017 scores big TV ratings with crowning of Miss Arkansas; Savvy Shields, inside Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. Even with big NFL-fueled competition, ABC’s Sunday 9:00-11:00 p.m. telecast of “The 2017 Miss America Competition” gained 1.3 million viewers (5.6 million to 6.9 million) and 27% in Adults 18-49 from its first half-hour to its final …

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