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Casey Kasem dies at 82; radio personality hosted Top 40 countdown show
Casey Kasem dies at 82; radio personality hosted Top 40 countdown show

For decades, he was among the nation's best-known — and ubiquitous — radio personalities, hosting the weekend Top 40 programs that carried him "from coast to coast" and into the homes of millions of listeners eager to find out which pop song had made it to No. 1. Earnest, upbeat and just a little bit square, Casey Kasem counted down each week's hit tunes, relating personal tidbits about the artists and honing his signature catch phrases — from his greeting ("Hello again, everybody!") to his sign-off ("Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars!"). ------------ FOR THE RECORD June 15, 1:45 p.m.: An earlier version of this post said that Kasem arrived at Los Angeles'...

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