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Wish for flowers on the livestock market

Wish for flowers on the livestock market

There are many who would like to see more green in the livestock market. "In languages one is always asked about it", said norbert schaub, SPD spokesman. His faction had therefore submitted a motion a few weeks ago that the city should place plant cubes on the square. The motion now ran aground in the building, forestry and environment committee due to different design views.

"The trees are not yet very rough", explained schaub. Planting cubes would therefore provide additional quality of stay. It was a matter of creating an eye-catcher with something flowering, said his caucus colleague rita schaupp. According to the SPD’s proposal, the city should make the cubes available, and the fruit and garden association would take care of the maintenance and seasonal planting.

Elisabeth assmann (grune/bfu) supported the proposal. She said: "my concern would be more shade." She brought a "vertical reasoning" as well as raised beds and "urban gardening", the gardening use of small areas in the public space.

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Despite nuclear turnaround: germany increases electricity exports

Despite nuclear turnaround: germany increases electricity exports

The net surplus of 22.8 terawatt hours (twh) was almost four times as high as in 2011, the federal statistical office in wiesbaden announced on tuesday.

In 2012, germany imported 43.8 terawatt hours (twh) via the european electricity grids. Foreign electricity suppliers – mainly from the netherlands, austria and switzerland – purchased 66.6 twh from germany. The value of electricity exports was 3.7 billion euros, and imports 2.3 billion euros. The bottom line was a generated electricity trading surplus of 1.4 billion euros.

The net amount of electricity exported is equivalent to the annual production of more than two nuclear power plants. In 2006 and 2008, there was a slightly higher plus in electricity sales, at 22.9 twh in both cases.

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Slight recovery in the labor market in the usa

Slight recovery in the labor market in the usa

After the dramatic collapse of the U.S. Economy due to the coronavirus pandemic, there is a glimmer of hope for the first time again.

The unemployment rate fell from 14.7 percent the previous month to 13.3 percent in may, the u.S. Government announced friday. The number of people employed outside agriculture has increased by 2.5 million. The drop in unemployment came as a surprise: most analysts had expected it to rise to around 20 percent. The new york leading index dow jones rose in the morning (local time) at times by more than three percent to a good 27.000 points.

"The numbers are incredible," president donald trump told journalists in the weiben house garden. "This is a major step in our comeback," he said. The situation on the labor market has improved significantly, although there are still strict corona requirements in many states. The economy will soon grow like "a rocket" and once again be the "greatest" in the world, promised trump, who is running for a second term in november. The corona crisis was more "like a hurricane" – destructive, but you can recover from it quickly, trump said.

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120,000 Cardiac deaths a year: the defibrillator can help

120,000 cardiac deaths a year: the defibrillator can help

For years, the annual christmas donation of the rehaklinik am kurpark in bad kissingen has gone to an institution, a needy individual or a project in the region. This time the clinic presented all guests and burgers of the spa town with a defibrilator, which has already been installed for a week in the passage between the fountain and walking hall. "We want to improve the medical infrastructure in bad kissingen", holger metz, commercial manager of the rehabilitation clinic, named the donation, which cost a total of 2033 euros and was realized by the bad kissingen center for telemedicine (ZTM) and the local forderverein health center.

"Four years ago, the ZTM launched its "AED offensive", project manager thomas schreiner said on friday at the official commissioning of the tenth automatic external defibrillator (AED) in the city center. The goal of the offensive is to have at least one such device in every town or village. "A defibrilator helps save lives, because sudden cardiac death can happen anywhere and at any time." The center for telemedicine has already installed more than 30 defibrilators in the county and neighboring areas – some with, but also without a direct telephone connection to the rescue control center in schweinfurt. While the device, which has long been installed on the outer wall of the arcade building, is connected to schweinfurt by telephone, this has not been done for the new device in the walking hall, which is only open during the day.

Help on demand

But even this simpler defibrilator fulfills all the requirements for combating life-threatening ventricular fibrillation and is very easy for any medical layman to operate in an emergency, assured schreiner. "You simply can’t go wrong." After the opening of the device, every single hand movement is announced to the first aider via audio tape. Even in the case of incorrect application, the electronically controlled device corrects the first aider with a corresponding announcement.

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Kronenfest: siebenburgers uphold tradition

Kronenfest: siebenburgers uphold tradition

The worried looks of the guests of the crown festival of the "siebenburg saxons in the herzogenaurach ponds brooks proved to be ungrounded. It remained dry from above, only at the end it rained candy from the top of the crown tree. Its trunk climbs as a high point of the festival every year the altknecht, this year the 18-year-old sebastian fleischer.

This siebenburg tradition has become an integral part of the town's cultural calendar. In addition to the rough crown, there was also a children's crown, which was presented for the first time on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the founding of the company. The crown was tied on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the nurnberg district association. The saxons of siebenburg wanted to introduce the children and young people to the tying of the crown. The regular meetings within the framework of the neighborhood give some people the strength to overcome homesickness and strengthen the cohesion of the compatriots in herzogenaurach and the surrounding area. For the children and young people, they are a framework in which the siebenburg community can be cultivated and passed on.

The costumes remained dry
Gerhard berner, chairman of the siebenburg folk dance group, recalled in his speech the origin of the festival, namely that the field workers should strengthen themselves again before the harvest.
Despite the dark, threatening clouds, the colorful costumes finally stayed dry, and the groups were able to perform their dances. With a joyful march and to the sound of the siebenburg brass band of nurnberg under the direction of michael bielz, the traditional costumes of siebenburg, banat, france and silesia opened the afternoon, which was preceded by a festive service in the weihersbach creek.

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The kitzingen town hall is full of history(s)

The kitzingen town hall is full of history(s)

He knows the town hall like no other. That is not surprising. Fritz lenhart can be found there almost every day. And has been for 25 years. Fritz lenhart is the janitor. And you can see the joy of his work in every step he takes through kitzingen’s jewel.

The city celebrates 450 years of the town hall this weekend. On friday evening with a festive event, on sunday with an open door day. Visitors can then, for example, take a look at the freshly waxed and polished historic wedding hall or walk up the spiral staircase in the old building. The latter had proved difficult and unpleasant a few days ago. "It looked wild here", says lenhart and has to smile himself.

Together with his deputy wolfgang richard he cleaned the spiral staircase including the walls from the dirt of the last 30 years. "Our cleaning ladies did not dare to come in here", says the 58-year-old. So the two men took up broom and shovel themselves. The result is impressive. The stone spiral staircase is certainly one of the high points of the sightseeing tour.

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Worries about young talent? Missing!

Worries about young talent? Missing!

In the past years, the sweat often flowed from the forehead of the lonnerstadter kerwasburschen. Not only because they had to lift a tree into the air, but also because the sun was burning down on them in the process. This year, on the other hand, the temperatures at the lonnerstadter kerwa were autumnally cool. But even that didn’t stop the kerwas boys from getting their kerwas tree out of the woods early in the morning on saturday. After a stopover for a sausage breakfast at the gasthaus popp in fetzelhofen, we continued towards lonnerstadt, where some visitors were already waiting for the boys.

"There are a lot of young boys with us", frank hablauer explained. There were 45 of them this year – compared to last year there were many new faces among them. While boys are sought elsewhere, there can be no complaints about a lack of new blood in lonnerstadt. Jan kropf led the kerwasburschen for years, but in a few weeks he will be getting married. And that means in lonnerstadt: officially he can’t be a lad anymore. True to an old kerwas song by the lads: "oh du verreck, verreck. Heiroodn you i ned." But with jan kropf it is now: "but when a scheena kummd, heirood at any hour!" So now jan kaiser and benjamin bar organize the young people.

The old hares help out

The old kerwas boys, however, help energetically every year to put up the tree. Together they erected the 28-meter-high spruce on saturday in almost record time. It only took about half an hour for the tree to stand upright. It is traditionally held in front of the "zur sonne" inn the hall in which the church fair has been held for years. For years the stalls of the exhibitors stood in the main street. The kaiser bakery had also set up a pavilion and always served numerous guests. But the backer no longer exists, which is why the kerwa was somewhat "jerked together" this year was: booths, trampoline and autoscooter stood this year in front of the inn "zur sonne in the muhlgasse.

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Athens: claim for war damages still possible

Athens: claim for war damages still possible

The greek government continues to reserve the right to demand reparations from germany for damage caused during the second world war.

"What is historically right must be addressed at the appropriate time and in the appropriate way and at the appropriate hour," said auben minister nikos kotzias on thursday after a meeting with his german counterpart heiko maas in athens.

The greek parliamentary president nikos voutsis had recently announced during a speech in a town on crete destroyed by the wehrmacht that he wanted to present the results of a year-long investigation into reparation claims before the end of the year.

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For economics minister zeil, it’s all about the sausage

for economics minister zeil, it's all about the sausage

Bratwurst is better, or weibwurst?? No question for the bavarian minister of economics martin zeil (FDP). "Every region has its specialties. Here I eat bratwurst, in munich I eat weibwurst."

For the sixth time, the upper bavarian is on a bratwurst tour in upper franconia to talk to burgers, entrepreneurs and representatives of the municipalities. Yesterday it stopped in coburg, kronach and lichtenfels. And everywhere there was a sausage.

"Each one tastes different, but all of them taste good", he judges diplomatically. "I always say: enjoy the bratwurst where you are at the moment." Whether he could tell them apart blindly, he does not know. "But I can already see the differences from region to region. Some are coarser, others finer, and they are differently flavored. And of course there are different ways to fry them, over charcoal or over an open fire."

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The entrepreneur pays the bill

Regarding the proceedings at the wachenroth company murk: when the last tree is felled, you don't have to be surprised if there is no more forest. If there are no more entrepreneurs, don't be surprised if there are no more jobs. Many see the entrepreneur as a cow to be milked or a ravenous wolf to be beaten to death. No one in the company sees the horse that pulls the cart.

The employee also has to accept considerable cuts due to the corona crisis, but is cushioned socially by continued payment of wages in the event of illness, short-time allowance and unemployment benefit. In many cases, there are no savings for emergencies, or people are not prepared to use them during the crisis.

Entrepreneurs pay the bill for the corona crisis. They receive no social benefits, in most cases have no income and still have to bear losses from their savings, not even for themselves, but for the costs of the company. It is thought that the state supports these companies to survive.