Sunday, September 15, 2013
The finale of the Miss America pageant returns to Atlantic City on Sunday night, with plenty of drama to augment the glamour.
Will the next Miss America be the tattooed Army sergeant, Miss Kansas, or the inspirational Miss Iowa, who was born without part of an arm? Will it be Miss Hawaii or Miss California -- both of whom are named Crystal Lee?
How will Miss Florida, hobbled by a knee injury she sustained in baton-twirling rehearsals on Thursday, fare in the live national telecast? Can hometown hero Miss New Jersey capture the title less than a mile from where Superstorm Sandy came ashore last October?
Miss America Organization CEO Sam Haskell is delighted it will all be playing out in Atlantic City again after a six-year stint in Las Vegas.
The finale airs at 8 p.m. Central on KAKE.