Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin is crowned the new Miss America, but outgoing title holder Cara Mund on stage in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

New Miss America Nia Imani Franklin is glad she didn’t have to wear swimsuit. Others are not

New Yorker Franklin, a classical singer, is the first to claim the Miss America crown under new rules designed to modernise the competition – but most state pageants are rebelling over the changes

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Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin is crowned the new Miss America, but outgoing title holder Cara Mund on stage in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
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