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Miss California USA Wins Miss USA Pageant

Denise Truscello/WireImage(LAS VEGAS) -- Miss California USA Alyssa Campanella won the Miss USA pageant in Las Vegas Sunday night.

The 21-year-old redheaded beauty from Los Angeles received the crown over close friend and runner-up, Miss Tennessee USA Ashley Durham.  A total of 51 contestants competed for the crown, including a representative from Washington, D.C.

Campanella succeeds Miss USA 2010 Rima Fakih.  She will compete in the Miss Universe pageant in Brazil this September.

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