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COVERED BY LIFE ON THIS DAY IN 1954

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PAGEANT IS NINETY-FOUR YEARS OLD

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The annual Miss America beauty pageant originated September 8, 1921 and
is run by the Miss America Organization, a not-for-profit corporation based in 
Linwood, New Jersey. It developed the "Miss America Scholarship Program, 
that awards educational scholarships to successful competitors between the
ages of 17 and 24. 

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Margaret Gorman, of Washington, D.C., was the first
Miss
America Pageant winner in 1921.


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The current title-holder, Miss America 2015, is Miss New York 2014,
Kira Kazantsev
. She is the third consecutive Miss America winner
from the state of New York
.


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‘’BIG MO’’ HAS DIED AT 60

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Moses Eugene Malone (March 23, 1955 – September 13, 2015)

Moses Malone was a Hall of Fame basketball player who starred in both the 
American Basketball Association and the National Basketball Association.

He was a three-time NBA MVP and a member of the NBA’s 50th Anniversary
All-Time
Team
, Malone was the most successful prep-to-pro player of his era,
going straight from Petersburg High to a 21-year career in professional
basketball. Malone died in his sleep from an apparent heart attack Sunday
in Norfolk, Virginia. 

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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TIM MAGUIRE

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1857

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Milton Snavely Hershey (September 13, 1857 – October 13, 1945)

Businessman and philanthropist Milton S. Hershey founded the Hershey
Chocolate Company in 1905. He supplied chocolates for the U.S. troops
during WWII. Rather than Hershey’s Bars, they were called Ration D Bars.

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Chocolate grinders being inspected by the USDA.

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