05/06/2012 12:49 pm ET Updated Jul 06, 2012

WGN-TV News Anchor Mark Suppelsa To Enter Alcohol Rehab Program

WGN-TV Channel 9 news anchor Mark Suppelsa plans to take a month off work to enter an alcohol recovery program, the news station announced on its website Friday.

In a letter to WGN-TV's staff, Suppelsa said he's "felt for some time that this would become necessary and I've now crossed a bridge in my life where I want and need to do this."

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