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Ed Helms, a supporting player in the TV series The Office, has signed on to star in the big-screen, road-trip comedy Cedar Rapids.
By STEVEN A HOLMES By Steven A. Holmes The New York Times Jesse Helms, the former North Carolina senator with the courtly manner and mossy drawl who turned his hard-edged conservatism against civil rights, gay rights, foreign aid and modern art, died early Friday. He was 86.
By Rob Christensen, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Jul. 5--Former U.S. Sen. Jesse A. Helms, the son of a Monroe police chief who rose to national prominence to become one of the lions of the American right, died Friday. He was 86.
RALEIGH, N.C. _ Former U.S. Sen. Jesse A. Helms, the son of a Monroe, N.C., police chief who rose to national prominence to become one of the leading lions of the American right, died Friday. He was 86.
RALEIGH, N.C. _ Sen. Elizabeth Dole, traveling between a series of Fourth of July parades and other events in her reelection campaign, said Friday morning that she had called the sergeant-at-arms in Washington, where flags have been lowered to half-mast in honor of Helms.
By Ann Doss Helms Steve Lyttle Marion Paynter and Sara Klemmer, The Charlotte Observer, N.C. Jul. 4--NAME -- Jesse Alexander Helms. AGE -- Born Oct.18, 1921 in Monroe, N.C. EDUCATION -- Monroe public schools; Wingate Junior College and Wake Forest College.
By Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 4--Former N.C. Sen. Jesse Helms once said that his legacy would "be up to others to describe." Helms' death today at age 86 prompted an outpouring of remembrance from political friends, foes and observers. Sen.
- A political dynamiter.