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Rhön

 

a mountain massif in the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) and the German Democratic Republic (GDR). The massif is approximately 80 km long. Its base is composed primarily of sandstones and limestones. Domelike peaks reach 950 m in elevation (Mount Wasserkuppe) and are composed of basalts and other volcanic rocks. Many rivers cut through the Rhön Mountains. There are beech forests, meadows, and peat bogs in the mountains. Mineral springs are located in the foothills; the Bad Kissingen and Bad Brückenau health resorts are in the FRG, and the Bad Salzungen health resort is in the GDR.

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Hank Rhon has maintained this populist reputation by constantly giving away school supplies, scholarships, and toys.
Hank Rhon has been unable to shake his rumored ties to organized crime, including the Arellano Felix drug-trafficking family, also known as the Tijuana cartel.
The problem for authorities is that they have never been able to make any charges against Hank Rhon stick.
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The Board's Notice of Charges, issued in December 1998, alleged that Incus and Hank Rhon had committed various violations of the Bank Holding Company Act, the Change in Bank Control Act, and other laws involving the ownership of Incus and Laredo National Bancshares, as well as lending transactions at Laredo National Bank.
Most polls show Hank Rhon behind his PAN rival Jose Guadalupe Millan, who is also representing the Partido Nueva Alianza (PANAL) and the local Partido Encuentro Social in a coalition known as Alianza por Baja California.
Hank Rhon is not a difficult rival, as most polls show PAN candidate Jose Guadalupe Millan with a lead of more than eight percentage points," said the Mexico City daily newspaper La Jornada.
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Hank Rhon $10,750,000 and may receive up to a maximum of $29,250,000 over the next seven years.
First, they claim that Enforcement Counsel's reference in filings in this proceeding to financial information relating to various individuals is an "abuse" of the record, designed to embarrass Respondents and the Hank Rhon family.
They note that Hank Rhon is currently the chairman of the board of LNB and is active in its management, and express concern that the allegations lodged against Hank Rhon "could well affect the public's confidence in the involved institutions.