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Locals audition for American Idol, including Pats cheerleader


BOSTON ( -- Many local residents auditioned for American Idol this season and some were seen in the Wednesday night premiere of the show.

The season opener highlighted some singers bound for Hollywood including Morgan Deplitch of Somerset who says she thinks she is the next American Idol.

"I think I am the next American Idol because I have everything they are looking for," she said.

Patriots cheerleader Stephanie Petrinelli, 23, from Bridgewater is also moving on.

Auditions continue Thursday night at 8 p.m. on Fox 25.