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Casey Kasem dies after long illness and family dispute

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Casey Kasem dies after long illness and family dispute
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Managing Writer at The Arab Daily News
RAY HANANIA — Columnist

Ray Hanania is an award winning political columnist and author. He covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).

Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia at www.ArabNews.com, and for TheArabDailyNews.com, and TheDailyHookah.com.

Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media;In 2009, he received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. Hanania has also received two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild, and in 1990 was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.

His wife and son are Jewish and he performs standup comedy lampooning Arab-Jewish relations, advocating for peace based on non-violence, mutual recognition and Two-States.

His Facebook Page is Facebook.com/rghanania

Email him at: RGHanania@gmail.com

Visit this link to read Ray's column archive at the ArabNews,com www.arabnews.com/taxonomy/term/10906
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Casey Kasem dies after long illness and family dispute (April 27, 1932 – June 15, 2014) By Ray Hanania His real name was Kemal Amin Kasem and his parents were Lebanese immigrants who like hundreds of thousands of others immigrated to the United States. Kasem’s family settled in Detroit. But for many, Casey Kasem, as…

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Where is Casey Kasem? Arab American Entertainment icon missing, court orders probe

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Where is Casey Kasem? Arab American Entertainment icon missing, court orders probe
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Ali Younes is the Editor of The Arab Daily News online newspaper. He is a veteran news-editor, Journalist, and a Middle East analyst working for major American news networks. He isbased in Washington D.C. Reach Ali at aliyounes@TheArabDailyNews.com
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Where is Casey Kasem? Arab American Entertainment icon missing, court orders probe By Ali Younes A California judge ordered on Monday the protective services to find the whereabouts of entertainment icon and radio personality Casey Kasem who was reported missing last week  by his  three adult children. The judge  awarded on Monday  his daughter Kerri a…

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