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    Purchase your 2015 MISS USA Tickets!

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    Tickets for the 2015 MISS USA Pageant will be available to the public on Tuesday, June 9th, 2015, 12PM ET / 11AM CT.

    Tickets can be purchased for the Live Finals Telecast, the Preliminary Competition and Dress Rehearsal as follows:

    • Through Ticketmaster: WWW.ticketmaster.com; or by calling (800) 745-3000.

    The direct links for each event are
    Prelim: Event URL: http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1B004EC4D23B3C8E
    Dress: Event URL: Coming Soon
    Telecast: Event URL: http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1B004EB5B5BA3071

    • Through the River Center Box Office (225) 389-4940 (there is limited staff at the box office so you are strongly encouraged to go through Ticketmaster):

    Box office is open Monday through Friday, 10am to 5pm and nights and weekends for events.

    Saturday July 11th: 10AM-10PM
    Sunday July 12th: 10AM-9PM

    Ticket prices are as follows (Ticketmaster or River Center service/phone charges and taxes will apply):

    Preliminary Competition:
    Wednesday, 7/8, 8 PM CT/ 9 PM EDT: General Admission $50

    Dress Rehearsal:
    Sunday, 7/12, TBD CT: General Admission $20

    Finals Telecast:
    Sunday 7/12, 7PM CT / 8PM ET: $250, $200, 150, $100, $75

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    President of the Miss Universe Organization to Appear on Inside Edition

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    What: Paula Shugart President of the Miss Universe Organization to Appear on Inside Edition

    When: Friday, June 5 @ 10:30 p.m. ET

    Where: Inside Edition

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    Monika Radulovic crowned Miss Universe Australia in Melbourne

    HeraldSun.com.au – Radulovic, a psychology university graduate, was overwhelmed after taking our the title. “It’s been an amazing journey,” she said. “I’m just excited to show the world and Australia how great we are. Radulovic was born in Bosnia and her family came to Australia as refugees from the Balkan war when she was four.


    Read the full article here.

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    FLASHBACK: In 2012, Rob Kardashian Asked a Contestant If a Transgender Woman Could Win Miss USA

    While the Miss USA pageant has often been targeted for by some for its perceived sexism, the beauty competition has actually shown that it can be rather progressive.

    Since 2011, they are the only pageant system that welcomes transgender contestants and that issue was brought into the spot light in 2012 when former reality TV star Robert Kardashian — step-son of Caitlyn Jenner — asked about transgender women competing in the pageant during the Q&A portion of the evening.

    “Would you feel it would be fair that a transgender woman wins the Miss USA title over a natural-born woman?” Rob asked Miss Rhode Island Olivia Culpo.

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    Read the full article here.

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    Miss Universe Canada names first Latina winner

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    Paola Núñez Valdez has been crowned the 2015 Miss Universe Canada. The Dominican beauty queen is the first woman of Latin heritage to take the title.

    Valdez, 24, was born in the Dominican Republic and immigrated with her mother to Canada at the age of 10, where they currently live. Valdez is currently a student at Humber College, studying Business-Accounting, and hopes to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.

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    Click here to read the full article.