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June 17, 2013
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What happens in Vegas doesn’t stay there for woman in pageant

LAS VEGAS — Miss Utah Marissa Powell is the latest beauty queen to trip on national television — not over her gown, but during the interview segment. Asked about income inequality at the Miss USA pageant in Las Vegas on Sunday night, the 21-year-old Salt Lake City resident gave a rambling, awkwardly worded answer that included several long pauses and the phrase “create education better.” The cringe-inducing response was getting lots of buzz Monday. As a video of the episode racked up hundreds of thousands of views, pageant co-owner Donald Trump scolded the haters on Twitter, saying anyone can lose …

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