Tamika Watson's daughter was killed more than a decade ago, but it doesn't mean she's done fighting for justice. She is still wondering why the man who confessed to the murder has not been charged. The next Miss America is just weeks away from being crowned in Atlantic City, but this year, a cloud of skepticism seems to be hanging above the organization and participants. We're in the middle of amusement park season and two of my colleagues took on all of Six Flags' roller coasters to rank them for you — not a bad assignment. Once again, don't forget that umbrella today.
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Without hearing from District Attorney Larry Krasner, Watson is left speculating about the reason he has not charged Barrow. And she believes she knows why.
There's roughly six weeks left until Miss America 2019 is crowned in Atlantic City. Usually excitement would be mounting, but this year there is noticeable skepticism.
A former winner describes Boardwalk Hall as "coming apart at the seams," — an opinion leading to some pageant winners passing on coming to Atlantic City. That feeling has also been fueled by changes to the competition including the elimination of the swimsuit competition — a move that was not welcomed by all candidates.
An email scandal revealed that Miss America's former CEO used vulgar language in referencing former winners. New leadership is now in place, but several departures occurred as well. Current leadership is denies the existence of any friction within the organization.
Riding roller coasters isn't for everyone. If you're on the fence about which ones to ride, my colleagues Bethany Ao and Claire Wolters would like to help.
The pair recently made their way to Six Flags Great Adventure to help guide you through the quintessential amusement park experience. What does that include you might ask. Well, long lines, crowds and amusement park food are givens. And of course, thrill seeking.
The duo decided to tackle all 12 of Six Flags' roller coasters. They ranked them and offer some vital information on how not to wind up sick in the bathroom while your friends keep going.
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