New bamberger university president: “university ensures quality of life”

For kai fischbach, the otto-friedrich-universitat bamberg is a familiar place. Already in 2012 he accepted the call to the chair for business informatics, especially social networks. After eight years, it will now become the 1. October took over the office of president from godehard ruppert. In an interview, the 47-year-old reveals how the university is to develop further and why the city of bamberg will benefit from it.

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Germans are more generous than ever when it comes to vacations

Despite economic uncertainties, vacation spending reached a record high last year, at around 63 billion euros for trips of five days or more. This was reported by the vacation and travel research association (FUR) at the world’s largest travel trade fair ITB in berlin, which began on wednesday. This corresponded to a plus of four percent. Every bundesburger loves to spend an average of 914 euros on his trip. The balearic islands remain the most popular destination.

The world’s largest branch meeting was opened for the first time the night before by german chancellor angela merkel. She praised the trade show with its 10,000 exhibitors from more than 180 countries. "Around the world in 80 days is passe. You can do it in 80 minutes at the ITB," said merkel. This year’s partner country is indonesia. Around 170,000 guests expected by sunday. Next weekend, the ITB will be open to the general public. Visitors can book trips for the first time.

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Hospice association bamberg: the last honor for lonely people

"We have come here today to pay our respects to two people. Since there is no one to take care of their last affairs, they are buried at the expense of the social welfare office. But they were human beings and we want to try to give them a face again today and say a dignified farewell to them."

Some of michael maisch's eulogies begin like this or similar. The 66-year-old from bamberg is one of many volunteers who are committed to the hospice association for a dignified life until the end. In their view, this also included a full burial for people who had left the church and were alone at the end of their days, sometimes without means.

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Community center can come

community center can come

The way is paved for an ecumenical community center and village community center in the knetzgau district of westheim. With four votes against, the council in its most recent meeting approved the decision to rebuild the former inn "black eagle" at the corner badgasse/hauptstrabe approved.

About 30 listeners – mostly from westheim – followed the explanations of arne vogels of the bamberger architekturburo schmitt vogels. The architect, who first discussed the dialogue between the preservation of historical monuments and the client, then presented the cost calculation. With total costs in height of 2,6 million euro euro for the municipality knetzgau an own portion of 320000 euro was left over. According to mayor stefan paulus, the grants of 1.8 million euros have been pledged from various sources, including the catholic and protestant churches. According to the architect, there is no time pressure, as the project is in an early planning phase.

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Stepfather of dead Kalinka remains in custody

It is almost 36 years since kalinka died in mysterious circumstances. The 14-year-old french girl was found dead in the house of her stepfather dieter K. Found in lindau on lake constance.

But the case is still occupying the judiciary in 2018 – even though the stepfather is now in prison in france. With a new court decision, the affair was now allowed to end.

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Drugged ride on bicycle: man handles plastic gun and defecates in garden

A 30-year-old man caused a stir on wednesday evening when he was riding his bicycle on the main cycle path between aschaffenburg and mainaschaff and handling a toy gun. A passer-by immediately called the police – who were able to take the man, who was under the influence of drugs, into custody immediately.

The 30-year-old from aschaffenburg was riding a bicycle on the main cycle path between aschaffenburg and mainaschaff on monday evening. In his hand he held a pistol, which caught the attention of several walkers. According to the facts, he did not threaten anyone with it, but his behavior frightened others. In addition, the man also defecated in a garden.

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Airfield decision is a matter for the region

Such bad luck. One of the top people from munich comes to support the local heroes, and the top candidate has to cancel half an hour beforehand with a crackling voice and fever. But after all, when interior minister joachim herrmann visited the CSU in the black bar on thursday, it was not just about mayoral candidate birgit weber, but about the local elections in general on 16. Marz. The coburg CSU wants to expand its ten-member parliamentary group.

Herrmann was already there before the tur with a poster from the "lebenswertes beiersdorf" citizens’ initiative opposition to the planned new airfield between wiesenfeld and neida. Not that the three representatives helmut and daniel hannweber and martin strauss were nursing rough hopes. "But our opinion we represent. Beiersdorf certainly does not need the airport. It is not for the normal population" helmut hannweber says in a calm tone.

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With pesic comes confidence: “180-degree turn”

Even in his little joke, heiko schaffartzik mixes in a little reverence for svetislav pesic. With a mischievous grin, the captain of the german basketball team was handed the microphone by the national coach after the 68:57 win against georgia. "Thank you coach. He does everything for us," said schaffartzik in leipzig after the micro-transfer during the press conference on the successful dress rehearsal for the upcoming european championship qualifiers. "He demands a lot, but he also gives a lot."

Above all, the 1993 european champion coach has breathed new confidence into a severely out-of-sorts team with a new playing philosophy right at the start of his second term in office. Schaffartzik describes the difference to pesic’s performance as a "180-degree turnaround.

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An enchanting performance

It was jordan who stood behind the turla with the number 15 and was received with much applause. For more than 15 years, jordan has been enchanting his audiences, not only in herzogenaurach, but all over europe. Despite his illusions, jordan has kept his love for the little tricks.

Sarah replaces the cat of prey
Jordan is one of the few illusionists who use felines in their shows, but not in herzogenaurach. In herzogenaurach he had his charming partner sarah with him, who disappeared in boxes or baskets and was then pierced by burning sticks or swords. Sarah survived all these performances without any scratches or other injuries.
Jordan presented his audience an enchanting journey through the world of magic, also in herzogenaurach at the living advent calendar. During his fascinating and dangerous illusions, the spectators in the marketplace often held their breath to thank the artist with applause for his performance.

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Thomas fink makes music with friends for a good cause

Thomas fink makes music with friends for a good cause

Already to the 16. For the first time, the rotary club organized a concert to benefit the herzogenauracher tafel food bank. President jean karalis buried the jazz pianist thomas fink, who was born in niederndorf, and his musicians in the evangelic church.
"With such a combination it is fun to play along", thomas fink only meant. For support he had brought rainer glas, bass, and christoph huber on drums on board. The interplay worked like clockwork, much to the delight of the audience. For the rest of the program, fink also brought torsten goods on guitar to herzogenaurach.
Torsten goods, actually torsten gutknecht, is the son of an irish mother and a german father. He began his musical career in erlangen. He came to jazz at the age of 17, and in 2000 he became a member of the federal jazz orchestra led by peter herbolzheimer. A scholarship enabled him to study jazz guitar at the new school university new york city from 2001 to 2003. With his singing and his guitar he inspired the audience, especially when he played "route 66" intoned.
The fact that the musicians had little time to practice together was not noticeable in the program. Drummer christoph huber arrived just before the concert started, only minutes were left for voting. But the musicians are simply so good that they harmonized perfectly nevertheless, what you can hear with pieces like "spotlight" noticed.
Torsten gutknecht was happy to come to play music with thomas fink in herzogenaurach. After all, it’s almost his home, because he lived in buchenbach for a number of years. "You stay here, don’t move to berlin", goods jokes with fink. Goods had the "work song" among others nat adderley included him in the program, which also featured him as a vocal soloist. Of course, the whole thing was agreed only a short time before, how could it be otherwise?.
In the second half of the program, president jean karalis also played flugelhorn and trumpet. Pieces like "misty or "girl from ipanema filled the space. Even in the second half, you could tell that the players were enjoying playing music. Therefore, the musicians could only finish the concert after an encore.
The audience liked it in any case, as the applause showed. Everyone is already looking forward to the next opportunity to listen to thomas fink and his teammates.

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