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Free Beer & Hot Wings Bid Farewell to WZZM-13′s Derek Francis [Video]

Lauren Stanton and Derek Francis have been co-hosts of WZZM-13′s morning news, but today was Francis’ last day with the Grand Rapids ABC affiliate. (Photo: WZZM-13)

After 19 years in the local news business, including the last eleven at WZZM-13, Morning Anchor Derek Francis is leaving to join a well-known public relations firm in Grand Rapids.

His last day was today.

Among those wishing him well were Free Beer, Hot Wings and Eric Zane of “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show,” which broadcasts from the studios of 97.9 WGRD.

Here’s more of Francis’ sendoff from this morning.

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