WNEM Cancels Noon News for Tribute to Late Anchor

By Kevin Eck 

Saginaw, Mich., CBS affiliate WNEM has canceled its noon news today so it can air a special tribute to Sam Merrill, whose funeral is today.

“Our hearts are heavy here as we try to understand the loss,” said the station. “But we ask that your thoughts and prayers are with his family.”

Merrill died at his home Thursday. He was 55.

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