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FILE - In this March 7, 2012, file photo, Mitch Gorshin, an executive with Revel Entertainment, holds the crumpled up ball of tinfoil that inspired him to design the iconic ball atop the soon-to-open Revel casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Gorshin's father, Frank, played "The Riddler" on the "Batman" TV series. Revel announced on Aug. 12, 2014, it will close on Sept. 10. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)

Atlantic City’s Revel Casino to close in September

  ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When it opened just over two years ago, many people hoped Revel would save Atlantic City’s struggling casino industry, which has been bleeding money and jobs for years. But now the […]

08/12/2014

Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri walks on the beach during the traditional dipping of the toes in the Atlantic Ocean the morning after being crowned Miss America, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Atlantic City, N.J. Davuluri represented New York.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

New Miss America takes dip in NJ surf

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — On her first day as the new Miss America, Nina Davuluri dipped her toes into the Atlantic City surf. But hours earlier, she had to dive headfirst into the complex […]

09/16/2013

Miss Kansas Theresa Vail displays her shoe during the Miss America Shoe Parade at the Atlantic City boardwalk, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

New Miss America to be crowned Sunday night

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (AP) — 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 […]

09/15/2013

Theresa Vail, Miss Kansas, takes part in the swimsuit competition during the first night of the Miss America Pageant at Boardwalk Hall, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/The Press of Atlantic City, Edward Lea)

Miss Kansas shows tattoos at Miss America pageant

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Miss Kansas Theresa Vail says she wants to break the stereotype that women with visible tattoos don’t compete in pageants. So during the swimsuit portion of the Miss America competition […]

09/11/2013

Miss America pageant

Miss America heads back to Atlantic City, NJ

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Miss America, Atlantic City’s prodigal pageant, is coming home, and the spectacle that became synonymous with the New Jersey seaside resort is being assured all is forgiven after a six-year fling in Las Vegas.

02/14/2013

Atlantic City mayor disputes NJ governor

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – Atlantic City’s mayor says he would love nothing better than to confront New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie “mano a mano.” Speaking on NBC’s “Today” show Tuesday, Mayor Lorenzo Langford disputed […]

10/30/2012

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