Final spurt of election campaign fell flat because of corona

Final spurt of election campaign fell flat because of corona

Run-off election? Was there something? The corona pandemic has pushed the final spurt in the municipal election campaign into the background. But in weibenbrunn and nordhalben, the citizens will decide by sunday who will be the future leader of the respective town halls. And that exclusively by brieahl.

46.3 percent of the votes were cast for michael pohnlein (), the mayor of nordhalben, in the first round just under two weeks ago. There was no election campaign in the last ten days, he says. People now have other tasks and concerns in times of coronavirus. Pohnlein hopes to be able to defend his office. Because he wanted to finish ongoing projects. Nordhalben is in a decisive phase, he says. There is a chance to give the place a future. In addition, he still wanted to overcome some challenges.

As an example, pohnlein mentions his efforts to get nordhalben involved in the trade tax and the marketing of drinking water from the use of the dam in mauthaus. Because a large part of the water there comes from the soil of nordhalben. He thinks that other arrangements had to be found here. He could not and would not accept that "the rich city of nuernberg gets the taxes and the poor town of nordhalben goes empty-handed"!"

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Neuses floaters stand in starting holes

Neuses floaters stand in starting holes

It’s a hard job for the neuss burglars every year when the main flob is assembled at the customs shears. From thursday to saturday, about 20 volunteers were on the job to remove the 18-tonne vehicle from the 3. May to make fit for the beginning of the flea season. Then, until the end of september, everyone will have the opportunity to experience the romance of flooding on the rodach every thursday at 7 p.M.

The area between the neuseser floblande at the upper weir of the zollschere to the landesgartenschaugelande in kronach was flobbed. For the 1.5-kilometer-long route, the floats need about 50 minutes. After a short stay, it’s back to the customs shears again. Sometimes there are up to 50 guests on the mainflob, which is 20 meters long and 6.5 meters wide. However, with such a large number of visitors, the floats will have to work hard to cope with the countercurrents. However, until that time comes, a labor-intensive assembly must take place every year in teamwork. There is then hammering, drilling and screwing, what the stuff holds. 21 mighty spruce trunks form the "foundation of the flob. Indispensable is the spacious flobhutte, where you can make yourself comfortable. Beer table sets were also not to be missed.

Historical background

The recreational event with a historical background finds a large following every year. Registrations have been received from all over germany, chairman dieter endres is pleased to report. In a good season, up to 3000 guests are registered.

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Tens of thousands demonstrate against police law change

Tens of thousands demonstrate against police law change

About 30.000 people protested in munich against the planned new version of the bavarian police task law (PAG), according to official figures. The organizers even spoke of more than 40.000 participants.

"We demonstrate loudly, but peacefully," said simon strohmenger of the "nopag – no" alliance! On the new "police task law", to which numerous organizations and parties belong. Due to the large crowds, the kick-off rally at christi himmelfahrt at the central marienplatz had to be cancelled. The demonstrators marched through the city center to odeonsplatz, where there was a final rally.

Last summer, the CSU passed a new police task law with its absolute majority in the state parliament. This is intended to massively expand the powers of the police.

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Being there in difficult times

Being there in difficult times

The christian palliative and hospice service of caritas is pleased about strengthening. Nine women went in search of meaning from march to november under professional guidance. They came to terms with their lives to date and learned the importance of appreciative communication in their dealings with other people. They made themselves aware that there are also psychological and social pains that can be alleviated well without medication. They visited the palliative care unit at the bamberg hospital, dealt with burial and mourning, examined what spirituality means for each individual, and practiced special oral care and basal stimulation. All this was then deepened by an internship at the caritas social stations or a care facility.

But also the hospice caregivers who are already on duty, as well as nurses from the caritas social stations, received further training in hospice care. The director of the hospice academy for social services in nurnberg, martin alsheimer, challenged the course participants with a super acting performance as a seriously ill, condemned person with suicidal thoughts, in order to accompany people in crisis, to be able to shape transitions.

The participants also had a hard time with the mental self-experience of being a doomed mother of small children. Mart5in alsheimer gave guidance and help over and over again and conveyed how important empathic communication is. The point is to give plenty of time to respond to the other person, to confirm, to ask questions, or to be able to leave words alone for a moment. Conclusion: "it is good that i am there.".

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The lord is with his black sheep

The lord is with his black sheep

God be with you, brothers! Give the lord what is the lord’s, but give the people what they crave: fubball? God forbid. Music! That of the black man, who drives himself sitting in the legs. Hallelujah! Give it soul, give it funk, give it rhythm ‘n’ blues. Oh what: give him two of them! Whereby the jailhouse rock always resonates with the gangsters jake and elwood blues. The blues and blood brothers from illinois: they have broken out again on the luisenburg. With them the pleasure of grooving in the middle of a spruce-fringed prairie. What climate change doesn’t make you believe…
Director michael lerchenberg believed in the success and a repetition of it. And rightly so, as the premiere shows: the blues brothers have the well-known mission of saving their orphanage, which is about to be closed down. There is a shortage of $5,000 and an idea to raise the sum – at blod – legally. Reunion of jakes and elwood’s old group to bring in the money. The search for instruments, venues, gonner and, of course, the band members of yesteryear sets the stage for the trail of destruction that the blues brothers are blazing.
There’s no need for any more background story from the film; it is virtually pulverized by pyrotechnics that spit fire and burst phone booths. Interspersed slapstick interludes with borrowings from stan and oli root the gag and gimmick thickened godsend, served with a mass casserole of sometimes sugary performers in unexpected use. Who would have thought that ron williams was a 74 dodge monaco in his former life and can still imitate the engine roar of his former chassis today? The dark-skinned sound studio, at any rate, allows elwood and jake to meet during their chase to simple folding chairs – and yet the illusion matures in the spectator that he is in a driving simulator.
Ron williams is the uncanny star of the performance. Various individuals have found shelter in it, which it spits out bit by bit: its repertoire ranges from the jailer to the reverend cleophus james to the exalted housekeeper. In a cream skirt he changes the pitch for a moment and from an eight-cylinder blues-mobile to a one-cylinder show-conferencier. Hats off to this performance of the 70-year-old! But williams’ appearance as ray charles, whom he personally adores and – pardon the pun – controls blindly, is unsurpassed. While waving a pistol in the air and threatening the stage crew and orchestra, he whizzes under his ray-ban glasses and stomps across the stage like the real godfather of soul, as if a bucket board were sewn into his hawaii shirt.
It is not easy to play against such a stage presence. But the brother actors michael kamp (elwood) and andreas birkner (jake) are, despite all the darkening of the eyes, the other shining lights in a crazy, over-the-top production. With plasticine in their legs and rubber mimics, the duo infernale shovels the fairway for the potpourri of evergreen songs like "everybody needs somebody to love. They don’t just sing about it: they are each a "soul man", their own action flick complete with soundtrack. The tongue-twisting of two tramps with an extremely agile interpretation of (un)rights-consciousness. The consciousness for the right: it plays right into lerchenberg’s concept and into the stucco. Ron williams gives voice to wunsiedel’s protest against the eternalists with the song "der braune dreck muss weg" ("the brown dirt must go"). He had already presented this the previous year and received death threats from the neo-nazi corner for the germ of resistance he had offered. Black humor with serious undertones – even the gentleman clicks his tongue! Hallelujah!

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Humboldt, tettau and the porcelain

Humboldt, tettau and the porcelain

Not glass, but porcelain and the 250. Alexander humboldt’s birthday was the focus of attention in the festival hall on sunday evening. The naturalist and world burger left his mark on franconia and tettau and helped shape the history of porcelain. It was an entertaining event with good speeches, impressive pictures, lots of information and stylish china. And the impression has solidified that tettau, glass and porcelain go together.

District local historian gunter dippold gave a gripping lecture on alexander von humboldt. Helmut heinz and helmut seifferth staged an exhibition covering four centuries of porcelain and humboldt’s relationship to the porcelain industry. The rosler family from rosler ceramtec put in a great effort. Marietta and corinna rosler created more than just a "humboldt cup, but also exhibited porcelain treasures.

For him as a glassmaker, the compilation of the exhibition was connected with new experiences, helmut heinz summed up. "Porcelain is already and fascinates – whether as a figurine or tableware."

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Out of the aquaria?

Out of the aquaria?

Simone bastian actually, it’s good news: the city was able to obtain money from a federal program for the partial renovation of the aquaria baths. But for harald beetz, this is also bad news: when the indoor pool is renovated, swimming will not be possible there for a long time. Harald beetz, responsible for swimming courses at the coburg swimming club, is worried about the children: "before corona, the clubs that offered swimming courses had three-digit numbers on the waiting lists after the first lockdown 1000. If the pool is closed for two years, it will be 3000."

This has exacerbated a problem that already exists from the point of view of the sports clubs: there are too few swimming pools for everyone who wants to or should swim. The coburg sports association, as the local umbrella organization for all sports clubs, has therefore suggested to the mayor of coburg and sports spokesman dominik sauerteig (SPD) that the aquaria should concentrate on the leisure and wellness sector, says michael schulz. For swimming courses and schools "what is socio-politically important", the chairman of the coburg sports association calls for a solution of his own.

The aquaria has an instructional pool and a sports pool available for use. Both use schools, VHS, and the coburg swimming clubs. The training pool alone is occupied for 24 hours and 45 minutes per week, harald beetz has calculated. The schools have a total time allotment of 12 hours. But for the swimming courses alone, there is a need for 34 hours, says beetz.

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U.s. Banks threaten new billion payments

u.s. banks threaten new billion payments

The agreement could still be announced during the course of monday, wrote the "new york times" and the "wall street journal," among others, citing people in the know.

American banks have been criticized for years for questionable foreclosure methods. The topic is red-hot in the USA because the bursting of the real estate bubble and the ensuing financial and economic crisis caused millions of americans to lose their homes because they could no longer pay their loan installments. Many debtors have lost their homes unfairly, bank regulators say.

Especially the so-called robo-signing had caused an uproar. Translated, this means "robotic signing".

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“Faultless, risk-free – that’s boring”

This chess world championship was something like a political summit. Every solution was fought over and over, and in the end there was only one compromise again. Twelve times this happened in the last three weeks. Norway”s magnus carlsen and america”s fabiano caruana agreed on a draw twelve times. Carlsen forced a result only in a kind of post-trial: the 28-year-old remains the world champion after three victories in a rapid chess round. Thomas steinhauser has followed almost all the games in london. The 39-year-old has been playing chess for the SC prichsenstadt club since 1998, but has been interested in the game for a much longer time. Let”s talk to him about one of the most unusual chess championships of the modern era.

Question: twelve draws in the classic games, the decision only in the tie-break: have you ever experienced a world championship like this??

Thomas steinhauser: no, there has never been anything like this before.

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