Miss America heads back to Atlantic City
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ATLANTIC CITY - The Miss America pageant returns to Atlantic City in September after spending six years in Las Vegas.
Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno announced a three-year deal with pageant officials today.
Guadagno says the pageant will show the Jersey Shore is open for business in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
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The pageant was an Atlantic City fixture for decades until 2006 when organizers moved it to Las Vegas in hopes of attracting a younger TV audience.
To watch the entire news conference on the return of the Miss America pageant, click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612.