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  • Jesse Helms, 1921-2008

     
    Sen. Jesse Helms high-fives Johnathan Prevette, 6, of Lexington, N.C., during pre-race activities at Charlotte Motor Speedway near Concord, N.C., October 1996. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, file) by Frank James Jesse Helms, a conservative stalwart who for...
  • Pontiac Could Save GM

     
    Today, the Wall Street Journal ran a story stating that GM could shutter many of its brands, not just Hummer, which the company has already publicly said is up for sale or closure because of tough economic times. The only......
  • Gambling men: McCain's dice, Obama's cards

     
    Fun story in Time about the gambling habits of McCain and Obama: McCain (not a secret) is slightly addicted to risk, and likes to play craps at casinos -- betting a few thousand a roll in a game that's......
  • John McCain, looking to Teddy Roosevelt

     
    by Jill Zuckman At his Hidden Valley ranch near Sedona, Ariz., Sen. John McCain takes his guests for long hikes across the creek and up the hill, pointing out species of birds, plants and wildlife, and occasionally serving as medic......
  • Shaking off the vacation cobwebs

     
    Made it back to sauna South Florida after a good week-plus of R&R, and nothing like wading through 398 e-mails to start back. Now I realize why some people are glued to their Crackberries and iPhones the whole time they???re......
  • Dems' Simon takes on sole LIer among 3 in the room

     
    The jackpot prize for the political lottery ticket held by Roy D. Simon Jr. surged three weeks ago when Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) became Senate majority leader. Odds against him remain gargantuan. Simon, 59, of West Hempstead, is due......
  • 'Project Runway': rating the first runway

     
    Project Runway is back for its last season in the Big Apple and its last season on Bravo. This disappoints me: The show is moving to the Lifetime network, and, apparently, Los Angeles next year. L.A.? Sure, the City of......
  • Mobile home park dispute: Clash of the casinos

     
    A simmering dispute between the Seminole Tribe and a management firm that???s long run a senior mobile home community on tribal land led to a hostile takeover yesterday. My colleague John Holland describes Seminole police storming the management offices...
  • Gambling money from Palm Beach County at stake in Republican fight for Congress

     
    The three-way battle for the Republican nomination of the congressional seat now held by Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Mahoney, D-Palm Beach Gardens, is fast becoming a nationally watched, big-money showdown. Today, state Democratic Party officials chimed in...
  • Albany: Dinner with Dean

     
    The change in Senate leadership from Joe Bruno of upstate Brunswick to Dean Skelos of Rockville Centre revealed itself in another way yesterday. At a news conference, Skelos joked that he and wife Gail thought about inviting Gov. David A.......
  • Gas-Saving Moment of the Day: Lose Some Weight

     
    Remember how we told you that added weight in the car could cost you mileage? Well, we're not just talking about the golf clubs in your trunk. In 2006, studies by the University of Illinois and Virginia Commonwealth University determined......