Murray High School Supports Their Idol

David Archuleta finished second in this year’s American Idol competition. A result that shocked many across the country and left students at Murray High with mixed emotions. Fox 13’s Nineveh Dinha has more.

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Fans Gather for Archuleta’s Final Competition Night

Friends, family, fellow students and fans of David Archuleta gathered Tuesday night to watch his final competition performances on “American Idol.” Fox 13’s Arikka Von crashed the party at Murray High School.

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Now it’s the Battle of the Davids: Utah’s Archuleta moves on to ‘Idol’ finale

Even “American Idol’s” singing prodigy, David Archuleta, wasn’t sure if he sang well enough to make it to the grand finale of television’s most-watched program.

Right after he sang in Tuesday night’s episode – in which two of the three judges heaped him with glowing praise – the 17-year-old Murray teen sent a text to his friend Adam Ruben with sneaking doubts.

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Murray Mayor Celebrates David’s Top 2 Victory

The votes are in and David Archuleta made it into the Top 2 Wednesday night. American Idol cameras followed David last week as he came back to Utah for a hometown visit. Murray Mayor Dan Snarr says he enjoyed watching his city hit the national stage. Fox 13’s Arikka Von has more from Murray.

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Community Pulls Together for David’s Homecoming

One Murray City employee said they started talking about a party for David Archuleta in April. They knew he would go far. David has been singing for the community for quite some time, even singing the National Anthem for Governor Huntsman’s first inaugural. But Friday, David had a lot more fans. Fox 13’s Max Roth talked with community leaders and members who worked behind the scenes on David’s homecoming.

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David Archuleta gets Numerous Marriage Proposals

It may come as no surprise, but David Archuleta received numerous marriage proposals while he was in town. Young girls lined up with signs asking, “Will you marry me?”

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Murray Mayor Congratulates Hometown Hero

Murray Mayor Dan Snarr congratulated hometown hero David Archuleta at Murray High. Along with Governor Huntsman, he stated May 9th as David Archuleta Day in Murray City.

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