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  • Christine M. Flowers: New Miss America's background conflicts with anti-domestic violence platform

    Growing up, the odds that I would have been picked to wear a sash as Miss Anything were slimmer than Rosie O'Donnell winning Miss (or Mr.) Congeniality. Overweight, myopic and blessed with hair that in its natural state looked like one of those designs you used to draw on a Spirograph, I was hardly Bert Parks material. Thus, you would be justified in believing that anything negative I have to say about the reigning Miss America will likely come off as sour grapes, fermented and poured into a red plastic cup.
  • If you go: Miss America Pageant highlights

    Many public events leading up to the pageant are free. Tickets are required to attend the pageant and are sold in a package, which also includes the three-night preliminaries, ranging from $110 to $220. Here are some highlights: The "Show Us Your Shoes"...

    There she is again: Brooke Burke, Chris Harrison welcome Miss America back to ABC

    If there were thoughts that Miss America has had her day, ABC doesn't agree. This year, the network returns the competition to broadcast television after a three-year run on TLC (which also had a reality series with the given year's contestants...

    Comments & Curiosities: The beauty of pageants

    "There she is, Miss America." Well, sort of. It's actually Miss Newport Beach, who will be anointed and appointed in the third annual Newport Beach Pageant, which takes place Aug. 29 on the good ship Endeavor in Newport Harbor, which is nowhere near...