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SQL Server 2005 - How to query 3 top sales persons

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Hi.. I have a table of SALES data. It looks like this.
I need to return the Top 3 sales persons in each state.  
I also need to return the names in a single row like this.

CA            BOB, JANE,JON

any idea?
thanks


STATE       SALES PERSON           AMOUNT
CA              JON                           100
CA             JANE                           200
CA            BOB                            500
CA             KAREN                         50
VA              MARK                         10
VA              FRED                         100
VA             RALPH                       600
VA              ROB                            30
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