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'Signature Voice of NPR' Dead at 84

Carl Kasell died of complications from Alzheimer's disease

(Newser) - 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, the AP reports. He was 84. NPR said Kasell died Tuesday from complications from Alzheimer's disease in Potomac, Maryland. He retired... More »

NPR's Carl Kasell Retiring

But he'll continue to record those 'Wait, Wait' voice-mails

(Newser) - Carl Kasell, a signature voice of NPR News for decades, is stepping down from the comedy news quiz show Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me! and retiring from the network this spring. But fans can take solace in knowing that he will continue to record voice-mail greetings for winners on... More »

NPR's Carl Kasell Delivers Last Newscast

'I'll still be around,' says news reader synonymous with public radio

(Newser) - "I'm just saying, 'I'm Carl Kasell, NPR News, Washington,’” went the veteran newsman’s last broadcast for Morning Edition on NPR today. “I'm not saying goodbye, because I'll still be around.” And that he will, continuing on as judge and scorekeeper for quiz show Wait,... More »

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