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Oakland Co. dedicates day to American Idol competitor

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FARMINGTON, Mich. (WJBK) - Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has declared Wednesday, April 23 "Jena Irene Asciutto Day in Oakland County" on behalf of the American Idol contestant from Farmington Hills, Mich.

"We're all excited for you. You make us all proud, and everybody back home is rooting for you," says Patterson.

Jena Irene, 17, is a senior at North Farmington High School. Students there tell FOX 2's Maurielle Lue they have known she was talented for years.

She is part of the Top 6 on the show.

You can watch American Idol on FOX 2 Wednesday and Thursday nights.

Voting closes at midnight Wednesdays - and every vote counts!
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