After 18 years at WNEM TV-5, Katie O'Mara is leaving the Saginaw TV station. O'Mara, O'Mara and co-anchor Sam Merrill made the announcement during the 6pm newscast Thursday.

O'Mara suffers from idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. Although treatments for the blood disease have been unsuccessful, she indicates that she's in a good place spiritually. Katie, who is married to ABC-12's Terry, plans to stay home in order to concentrate on spending more time with her family.

 

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