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Via NPR:

Every weekday for more than three decades, his baritone steadied our mornings. Even in moments of chaos and crisis, Carl Kasell brought unflappable authority to the news. But behind that hid a lively sense of humor, revealed to listeners late in his career, when he became the beloved judge and official scorekeeper for Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! NPR’s news quiz show.

 

Kasell died Tuesday from complications from Alzheimer’s disease in Potomac, Md. He was 84.

Keep reading here. And read the Associated Press obituary on the Valley News website.

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