Hoosier Voted Off American Idol

By Peter Ambrose

June 18, 2010 Updated Mar 20, 2008 at 5:05 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) - Amanda Overmyer sang "Back in the U.S.S.R." -
and now, she's going back home to Indiana.

The 23-year-old nurse from Mulberry was voted off "American
Idol" last night, leaving 10 hopefuls to vie for the title and record contract.

Overmyer - a crowd-pleasing performer with streaked hair and a
flair for southern rock - seemed to take her departure from the Fox
show in stride.

Carly Smithson and Kristy Lee Cook were the other lowest
vote-getters.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)




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