Miss America Pageant To Remain In AC For Another 3 Years


By John McDevitt

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Miss America pageant will remain in Atlantic City for another three years. New Jersey has approved a muti-million dollar deal to broadcast the competition live from the shore resort.

Officials are hoping the publicity will help promote Atlantic City as a top tourist destination.

Despite the threat of bankruptcy, New Jersey’s Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) has approved an $11.9 million deal with the Miss America organization and Dick Clark Productions to broadcast the competition from Boardwalk Hall.

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