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Reno Convention Authority Approves Special Funding For Miss USA Pageant

This year’s Miss USA pageant will officially host its flagship event in the world’s biggest little city.

The Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority voted to approved $350,000 in special funding for the event which will be held May 2. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports a majority of the board’s members were in agreement about the pageant’s well-known brand, the resulting TV exposure and the event’s international reach.