New Carlsbad development forces Mas Fina Cantina to close

CARLSBAD, Calif. — This week the Carlsbad community is saying goodbyes to a popular bar in the area. "No one leaves, no one quits, it's just a magical place," said employee Richard VanDyke. Mas Fina Cantina has been open in Carlsbad Village for more than 20 years. This week...
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U.S. warns of 'horrific' consequences if Russia uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine

This is CNBC's live blog tracking developments on the war in Ukraine. See below for the latest updates. Washington responded to Russian President Vladimir Putin's veiled threat of using nuclear weapons, warning of serious consequences and that there would be a decisive U.S. response. "The consequences would be horrific," Secretary...
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Acting Great Paul Newman Dies On This Date In 2008

Today in 1774, John Chapman was born. Better known as Johnny Appleseed, he planted orchards, befriended wild animals, and was considered at great “medicine man” by Native Americans. Today in 1789, Thomas Jefferson was appointed America's first Secretary of State. John Jay was appointed the first chief justice...
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Letter to the Editor: State Rep. Dylan Roberts deserves our vote for his support of women’s rights

I was beyond upset earlier this summer when the U.S. Supreme Court took away the right for women across the country to make decisions about our bodies. Nobody should be forced to give birth, period. And nobody should come between a woman and her doctor, especially when it comes to those most personal of health care decisions. The decision to have an abortion does not come lightly and no one should question a woman who has made this very difficult decision.

Mike Parker: September 30 marks dual anniversary in our history

On Friday, September 30, the Lenoir County Historical Association will hold a grand birthday celebration to serve a dual purpose. This year, 2022, marks the 250th anniversary of the construction of Harmony Hall – and it also marks the 51st anniversary of the founding of the Lenoir County Historical Association. The construction of Harmony Hall began in 1772, and the association held its organizational meeting in 1971.