”Car Talk” Column to Continue Without Late Brother’s Byline

"Car Talk" co-host Tom Magliozzi won't be dispensing automotive advice from the grave after all.

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"Car Talk" co-host Tom Magliozzi won't be dispensing automotive advice from the grave after all.

After the Nov. 3 death of Magliozzi, half of the brother duo who hosted the hugely popular public radio show, New York-based King Features Syndicate said the brothers' newspaper column would continue to be bylined by both Magliozzi and his brother Ray.

Newspaper editors nationwide promptly threatened to cancel the "Click and Clack" column. Providence Journal executive editor Karen Bordeleau said she worried about the ethics of having it appear as though Tom Magliozzi was still answering readers' questions.

King Features managing editor Glenn Mott said Thursday the syndicate rethought the plan, and the column will carry only Ray Magliozzi's byline. 

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