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Newscaster Carl Kasell of NPR's ‘Morning Edition' dies at 84

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NEW YORK - Newscaster Carl Kasell, a signature voice of NPR who brought his gravitas to “Morning Edition” and later his wit to “Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me!” has died. He was 84.
NPR says Kasell died Tuesday from complications from Alzheimer's disease in Potomac, Maryland. He retired in 2014.
He was a newscaster for 30 years on “Morning Edition” until 2009. Kasell became the official judge and scorekeeper of the Chicago-based show “Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me!” in 1998. He left his voice on hundreds of answering machines as part of that show's prize.
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Carl Kasell, longtime NPR newscaster, dead at 84

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Kassell, a fixture on NPR for more than 30 years, died Tuesday from complications from Alzheimer's disease.
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Famed NPR newscaster Carl Kasell dies at 84

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Carl Kasell, the longtime NPR newscaster who breathed new life into his career as the judge on "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!" died Tuesday.
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Wait Wait. Don't Tell Me's Carl Kasell Dies at 84

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If you've ever listened to National Public Radio, odds are you've heard Carl Kasell's dulcet tones. The illustrious radio announcer worked at NPR for over 30 years, occupying roles from newscaster to gameshow host. Kasell died April 17, at age 84, from complications related to Alzheimer's disease.
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NPR Newscaster Carl Kasell Dies At 84, After A Lifelong Career On-Air

NPR Newscaster Carl Kasell Dies At 84, After A Lifelong Career On-Air

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Kasell brought unflappable authority to the news, but he also had a lively sense of humor, revealed late in his career when he became the judge and scorekeeper for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! (Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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NPR Newscaster Carl Kasell Dies At 84, After A Lifelong Career On-Air

NPR Newscaster Carl Kasell Dies At 84, After A Lifelong Career On-Air

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Kasell brought unflappable authority to the news, but he also had a lively sense of humor, revealed late in his career when he became the judge and scorekeeper for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! (Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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