Miss New York wins Miss America contest

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Miss America contestant, Miss New York Nina Davuluri celebrates after being chosen winner of the 2014 Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City, New JerseyATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) – Nina Davuluri, 24, won the 2014 Miss America Pageant on Sunday, giving the prize to Miss New York for the second year in a row. Davuluri, an aspiring physician, defeated representatives from 49 other states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Contestants were judged on a personal interview, a talent demonstration, an on-stage question, and their appearance in evening gowns and swimwear during the two-hour nationally televised event. …