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Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, is crowned Miss America (Credit: AP)

Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, is crowned Miss America 2011 during the Miss America pageant, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 in Las Vegas.

Miss America 2011

Highlights from Miss America 2011, won by Miss Nebraska.

Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, competes in the evening
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Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, competes in the evening gown competition during the 2011 Miss America Pageant. (Jan. 15, 2011)

Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, appears at a news
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Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, appears at a news conference after she was crowned the new Miss America. (Jan. 15, 2011)

Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, appears at a news
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Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, appears at a news conference after she was crowned the new Miss America. (Jan. 15, 2011)

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Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, reacts after being named
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Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, reacts after being named one of the top 15 finalists during the 2011 Miss America Pageant. (Jan. 15, 2011)

Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, plays piano in the
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Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, plays piano in the talent competition during the 2011 Miss America Pageant. (Jan. 15, 2011)

Miss America 2010 Caressa Cameron (L) prepares to
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Miss America 2010 Caressa Cameron (L) prepares to crown Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, the new Miss America. (Jan. 15, 2011)

Miss America 2010 Caressa Cameron crowns Teresa Scanlan,
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Miss America 2010 Caressa Cameron crowns Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, the new Miss America as Miss America 1971 Phyllis George (R) gives Scanlan a kiss. (Jan. 15, 2011)

Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, waves to the audience
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Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, waves to the audience after being crowned Miss America 2011 during the Miss America pageant, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 in Las Vegas.

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Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, left, reacts with Alyse
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Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, left, reacts with Alyse Eady, Miss Arkansas after being named Miss America 2011.

Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, is crowned Miss America
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Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, is crowned Miss America 2011 during the Miss America pageant, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 in Las Vegas.

Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, is crowned Miss America
(Credit: AP)

Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, is crowned Miss America 2011 during the Miss America pageant, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 in Las Vegas.

Miss California, Arianna Afsar, waves after being named
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Miss California, Arianna Afsar, waves after being named one of 15 finalists during the Miss America pageant, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 in Las Vegas.

The first fifteen finalists stand on stage after
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The first fifteen finalists stand on stage after walking in the swim suit competition during the Miss America pageant, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 in Las Vegas.

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Miss Michigan, Katie Lynn LaRoche, introduces herself at
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Miss Michigan, Katie Lynn LaRoche, introduces herself at the start of the Miss America pageant, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 in Las Vegas.

From left, Miss Louisiana, Kelsi Crain, Miss Oregon,
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From left, Miss Louisiana, Kelsi Crain, Miss Oregon, Stephanie Denise Steers, Miss Ohio, Becky Minger and Miss Kansas, Lauren Werhan, dance during the opening number of the Miss America pageant, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 in Las Vegas.

Ashley Melnick, Miss Texas, sings in the talent
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Ashley Melnick, Miss Texas, sings in the talent competition during the Miss America pageant, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 in Las Vegas.

Miss Virginia, Caitlin Uze, dances in the talent
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Miss Virginia, Caitlin Uze, dances in the talent competition during the Miss America pageant, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 in Las Vegas.

Alyse Eady, Miss Arkansas, performs a ventriloquist act
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Alyse Eady, Miss Arkansas, performs a ventriloquist act in the talent competition during the Miss America pageant, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 in Las Vegas.

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From left, Emoly Wes, Miss Oklahoma, Kayla Martell,
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From left, Emoly Wes, Miss Oklahoma, Kayla Martell, Miss Delaware, Djuan Keila Trent, Miss Kentucky and Jalee Fuselier, Miss Hawaii, wait for their turn to perform in the talent competition during the Miss America pageant, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 in Las Vegas.

Kathryn Bulkley, Miss Arizona, sings in the talent
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Kathryn Bulkley, Miss Arizona, sings in the talent competition during the Miss America pageant, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 in Las Vegas.

Miss Arizona, Kathryn Bulkley, acknowledges applause after being
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Miss Arizona, Kathryn Bulkley, acknowledges applause after being named one of the 15 finalists during the Miss America pageant, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 in Las Vegas.

Miss Texas, Ashley Melnick, walks on stage during
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Miss Texas, Ashley Melnick, walks on stage during the swim suit competition during the Miss America pageant, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 in Las Vegas.

Miss New York, Claire Buffie, walks on stage
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Miss New York, Claire Buffie, walks on stage during the evening gown competition during the Miss America pageant, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 in Las Vegas.

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Miss America contestants, from left, Cali Young, Miss
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Miss America contestants, from left, Cali Young, Miss West Virginia, Kimberly Brooke Sawyer, Miss Wisconsin, Alicia Grove, Miss Wyoming, and Cris Crotz, Miss Nevada, talk together before the start of the "Show Us Your Shoes" parade Friday, Jan. 14, 2011 in Las Vegas.

Miss America contestants, from left, Lauren Werhan, Miss
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Miss America contestants, from left, Lauren Werhan, Miss Kansas, Djuan Keila, Miss Kentucky and Pauli Mayfield, Miss Iowa, line up to appear on stage during the "Show Us Your Shoes" parade, Friday, Jan. 14, 2011 in Las Vegas.

Miss America contestant, Ashley Melnick, Miss Texas, greets
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Miss America contestant, Ashley Melnick, Miss Texas, greets spectators during the "Show Us Your Shoes" parade, Friday, Jan. 14, 2011 in Las Vegas.

Miss North Carolina, Adrienne Leigh Core, left, waits
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Miss North Carolina, Adrienne Leigh Core, left, waits for the start of the Miss America pageant, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, in Las Vegas.

Miss America contestant, Jacquie Brown, Miss Washington, stops
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Miss America contestant, Jacquie Brown, Miss Washington, stops to talk to spectators during the "Show Us Your Shoes" parade, Friday, Jan. 14, 2011 in Las Vegas.

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