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Calista Kirby crowned Miss South Dakota

HOT SPRINGS (AP) -- Calista Kirby of Brookings has been crowned Miss South Dakota.

The 23-year-old will represent the state at the Miss America pageant in January.

Kirby performed a tumbling routine for her talent portion at the pageant in Hot Springs on Saturday. Her platform is "Stay Well, Get Well, American Cancer Society."

The first runner-up was Heather Johnson of Olivia, Minn., followed by Autumn Simunek of Hot Springs, Tessa Dee of Mitchell and Brittanie Venard of Tea.

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