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'Car Talk' Co-Host Tom Magliozzi Dies at 77

Danica Ceballos |
November 3, 2014 | 8:53 p.m. PST

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Tom Magliozzi (left) and his brother Ray co-hosted NPR's 'Car Talk.' (Vanilla Forums/Creative Commons)
Tom Magliozzi (left) and his brother Ray co-hosted NPR's 'Car Talk.' (Vanilla Forums/Creative Commons)
Tom Magliozzi, co-host of NPR's "Car Talk," died from Alzheimer's disease on Monday at his home in Massachusetts at the age of 77, said NPR.

Magliozzi co-hosted the hour-long show with his brother Ray Magliozzi for more than 30 years, reaching more than 4 million listeners a week at its peak. 

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Magliozzi leaves behind his sister, three children and five grandchildren.

Read more at The New York Times and NPR.  

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