Music

“Gimcrack” already performed with schafer heinrich

"The 21. March 2009 was a bizarre evening", remembers drummer christian jarothe from stadtsteinach. "We played the supporting program at the deuber dance center in modschiedel for the singing farmer, who sang his schafer song. The numerous fans, among them quite a few of mature age, arrived by bus. When we opened our program with hard rock numbers, the dance floor in front of the stage was empty."

The musicians did the only right thing in this situation: they played quieter songs. The cover rockers have not regretted sharing the stage with the tv star to this day. You experienced the hype that surrounded schafer heinrich at the time firsthand. Sangerin suse maue remembers heinrich gersmeier, as the farmer is known by his burger name, as a very sublime and likeable contemporary: "without any stardom, he roused the audience to storms of enthusiasm."

But even about "gimcrack" even there is a lot to learn.

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Trouble over work contracts at daimler spreads

Trouble over work contracts at daimler spreads

"We have initiated investigation proceedings against service providers of the daimler company because of the problem of sham contracts," said a spokesman for the authority in stuttgart on thursday, confirming corresponding media reports. According to the public prosecutor’s office, the extent to which daimler committed a crime is also being investigated. But there is no investigation against the car manufacturer.

A daimler spokeswoman emphasized: "we assume that our suppliers comply with the law."However, one observes at present, how the facts develop.

The "sudwest presse" had previously reported that test drivers worked for one of the daimler service providers for hourly wages of 3.80 euros. The public prosecutor’s office did not want to comment on this. The investigation was reportedly prompted by customs investigations into illegal labor. The latter then reported the suspicion.

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325.900 Mini-jobs lost in the hospitality industry alone

325.900 mini-jobs lost in the hospitality industry alone

In the wake of the corona pandemic, some 325,900 mini-jobs were lost in the hospitality industry alone by the end of june, according to surveys by the reporting office for low-wage employment.

This is a drop of almost 36 percent compared to the same period last year, according to data from the minijobzentrale (minijob agency), which was requested and analyzed by sabine zimmermann, a member of the bundestag for the left. The figures are available to the redaktionsnetzwerk deutschland and dpa.

Accordingly, almost 184.000 minijobs lost in restaurants and other hospitality establishments alone. In absolute figures, the economic services sector followed with a slump of 96.116 minijobs, the trade sector (minus 73.641) and the manufacturing sector (minus 70.181). Overall, the number of minijobbers nationwide is reported to have fallen by 837.004 decreased. In june 2020, there were a good 12 percent fewer than in june 2019. One in eight minijobs lost. Due to the high fluctuation in the minijob sector, zimmermann says that both terminated employment contracts and employment contracts that have not been started contribute to the decline.

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The city of ebern renovates the “cultural corner

the city of ebern renovates the 'cultural corner

The meeting of the ebern city council on thursday evening in the care building of the elementary school was quickly over. Some contracts were awarded, such as the planning for the supporting structure of the former xaver mayr property at the corner of spitaltor and knitter-von schmittstrabe.

The building houses the gallery of the burgerverein ebern. Exhibitions are held there and a small photo museum of the ebern photo club is housed there. The house is being renovated by the owner, the city of ebern. In its meeting, the city council awarded the contract for the structural design to an engineering firm from hofheim for the bid amount of 29,400 euros. “The award is necessary so that we can submit an application for claims. Apartments for asylum seekers are also to be built in the xaver mayr estate”, announced mayor jurgen hennemann (SPD).

A basic decision for the program “inside instead of outside is to be grasped annually, as the mayor explained on another point. From it additional demand funds of up to 20 per cent depend, which give it to other demand funds in addition. The program supports the effort to keep the inner places alive or to revitalize them. In the resolution, the planned measures must be explained in detail, such as advisory services or approaching the owners of vacant buildings in order to use them again.

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Bavarian party demands equal pay for men and women

Bavarian party demands equal pay for men and women

Thomas dotzler has been a member of the bavarian party for many years and fights side by side with the party for a better health policy, for equal rights for men and women, and for a better refugee policy.
The most recent vote estimates in the bamberg electoral district currently assume around 1.5 percent votes for the bavarian party (bp). What can’t stop bamberg BP candidate thomas dotzler (51) from campaigning relentlessly every day?. For the bbc’s chief secretary a. D. Is sure that the current political direction must change a lot. Especially in the areas of health care policy, domestic security, taxes and finances, marriage and family, and refugee policy.
"In healthcare, we want less bureaucracy for hospitals and insurers. We want to counteract the migration of specialists because they earn more abroad by recruiting more students, in order to ensure the need for specialists in the long term as well.", dotzler shows himself combative. It is urgently necessary that nurses in nursing homes receive better working conditions and adequate pay. "It cannot be that profit is made on the backs of those who stand up for the sick and the weak." Important to him but also more participation of people with disabilities in all areas of life. Inclusion must be more than just a word.
In tax and financial policy, dotzler and the bavarian party are pursuing the following positions: "we want a simplification of tax law with its more than 70,000 individual regulations", he demands. This includes, among other things, the abolition of de minimis taxes. The costs here are too high and the benefits only small, as the example of the sparkling wine tax of 1912 – to finance the imperial fleet at that time – shows. "The solidarity surcharge must also be abolished by 2019 at the latest. Bavaria could certainly use the money more urgently in some regions, such as dresden or leipzig", rages thomas dotzler.
Furthermore, all subsidies should be checked for their sense and sustainability. The bavarian party demands clear rules for banks and insurance companies. Speculators had to obey the laws. "We are very critical of the privatization of state property; we want a two-thirds majority of the state parliament for major sales. So-called bad banks, on the other hand, must bear their losses themselves and not pass them on to the taxpayer", demands dotzler.

Family as the heart

For dotzler, the family itself is the heart of society. Therefore, he clearly declares his support for the right of parents to take care of their children’s education themselves, without any interference from the state. "We reject the one-sided fixation on state care services. We demand a cost-covering child benefit and a basic education salary. Legislators should ensure that every child over the age of four is guaranteed a place in a kindergarten." In addition, it should not be the case that children’s food and clothing are taxed like luxury goods, which he rejects in view of the high financial burden on families.
"The social policy of the bavarian party is clearly based on the demand ‘equal pay for men and women’. In addition, we want to provide more individual counseling for men and women looking for work, in order to get them back into employment in their regional environment, says the railroad employee.
In the matter of refugees, dotzler wants to take a strong stand against smuggling and demand more solidarity from all EU countries with germany, france and sweden in the distribution of those seeking protection.
Independent of his election as a direct candidate, dotzler appeals to all citizens of bamberg to go to the polls. Because going to the polls is not a matter of course. In some countries people are allowed to vote, but the winner is already known before the election.

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Singing 200 bambergers for their birthday?

singing 200 bambergers for their birthday?

The challenge for 3. August stands: "bet that bamberg does not manage to bring 200 people to the maxplatz at 2 p.M. Sharp to sing a birthday song to our office with a FT newspaper hat on their heads." For a year now, the historic krackhardt house has been a focal point for all readers, which is now to be celebrated in a fitting manner. The countdown is on – and with the final preparations, the tension is rising: how many bambergers will raise their voices to sing about the FT, but at the same time let the city bet lose??

With "topless
Only a few days left until the birthday party, which promises to be more than a highlight. Above all, "germany's most successful austropop band" gives right at the opening the tone: "topless" play austria five among other classics to send the audience on a roller coaster ride of emotions, as jo farmer promises. "By the way, we are the first band that rainhard fendrich allowed to cover 'topless'", says the frontman of the group. As a result, farmer sings from the soul of the people of bamberg in sweltering temperatures with his rhymes: "the heat of the city is brutal in summer, since one is terribly dull, life becomes a torture." Remember? Of course – like many other fans who bob and flick along at concerts of the french austropoppers, when the band also reminds of legends like georg danzer, ludwig hirsch and falco: "artists who left us far too early", says farmer.

The youngest were allowed to perform udo jurgen's catchy tune "i have never been to new york" at the family festival walk in the legs. "The children always dance enthusiastically."

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No clear view of television: football fan in bayreuth goes berserk, insults family and shouts hitlergrub

No clear view of television: football fan in bayreuth goes berserk, insults family and shouts hitlergrub

In the fubganger zone in bayreuth on saturday afternoon at about 16.20 o'clock a 36-year-old man ticked off in front of an iced coffee while the world cup quarterfinal match between england and sweden was being broadcast. This is what the police reported on sunday.

A guest who had sat down there to watch the game on the television set obviously did not like the fact that passers-by caught a glimpse of the game in passing and presumably obstructed his view of the television set for a short time. The man expressed his displeasure with massively insulting remarks against a couple and their child. Furthermore, he also called out the hitlergrub loudly several times, which in turn prompted randomly present officials of the city of bayreuth to call in the officers of the bayreuth police inspection via a security guard patrol.

When the facts of the case were clarified, it emerged that the accused 36-year-old from the district of bayreuth was obviously heavily intoxicated. A test at an alcohol dispenser showed a value of over two per mille. Confronted with the accusations, however, the man denied having made any insulting or punishable remarks. At the time of the incident, the fubganger zone was very busy due to the burger festival and the soccer game. A check of the man's personal details by the police officers revealed that he had already made an appearance in the past for similar matters.

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Nepomuk digs the gas again

Nepomuk digs the gas again

"We want to be inviting to our guests", says herta muller, chairwoman of the local heritage association. And this has been achieved once again in aschach, namely at the entrance to the village when driving over the saalebrucke river. A few meters before the castle, on the right, the new site with the statue of nepomuk buries the visitors.
Until a few weeks ago, this place looked uninviting. On the initiative of the heimat- wander- und gartenbauvereins aschach e.V. It was achieved that the state building authority cut back the wildly growing hedge in this area and removed the concrete paving.
After the excavation of the site and the laying of the subsoil, the workers of the office placed new stones. The new bench was donated by the municipality and installed by the farm workers – visitors can now linger here and enjoy the beautiful view of the asachach castle.
Meanwhile, the local association agreed to take care of the site in the future, which is lovingly done by the members of the association. A planted fountain trough creates a pleasant ambience. "The sculptor ludwig bauer restored the damaged trough free of charge and placed it here", explains herta muller.
The figure of the bridge saint nepomuk was also freed from moss. Now the statue, which was made in 1744, watches over the saalebrucke in new splendor. "Both the bauhhof and the state building authority have supported us very much", reports the secretary of the association, wolfgang manderi. He describes the cooperation with the individual agencies responsible for the construction of the square as very good. "We have worked hand in hand to ensure that the square shines in new splendor."
Of course, it is not enough just to create a place, it also needs to be looked after. This task is in good hands with the aschach home, hiking and gardening association. Because the members have experience with something like this. The grounds near the village well, the pilgrimage wayside shrine and the grounds on olberg are also well maintained.
Now everyone should be concerned that everything stays the same. "We therefore ask the users of the square not to leave any mulch here and to treat the square and the bench with care" wolfgang manderi appeals to all. After all, the square should also look as inviting in the future as it does today, and it should make every visitor at the entrance to the village feel positively about aschach.

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Syria war becomes a problem for neighboring countries

Syria war becomes a problem for neighboring countries

An artillery engagement took place on the syrian-israeli border earlier in the day, according to israeli reports. Meanwhile, rumors of chemical weapons use are growing.

In syria itself, dozens were killed again on sunday. The syrian observatory for human rights in london, which is close to the opposition, reported that 32 people alone had died in attacks by government forces, including many children. Among them are 16 victims of an air strike in the kurdish village of hadad.

According to police reports, at least one person was killed and five others injured in lebanon when two shells fired from syria hit the town of al-kasr in the northeast of the country on sunday. Several houses have been damaged. Only on saturday three grenades had hit nearby. Shells from syria had also fallen elsewhere in lebanon on friday.

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Ski ace vonn wants to race in lake louise in 2019

Ski ace vonn wants to race in lake louise in 2019

The american now announced that she still wants to compete in the three speed races in lake louise in early december 2019 as the conclusion of her active career. In the canadian winter sports resort vonn had celebrated 18 of her 82 world cup victories so far. This weekend she will miss the races because of a knee injury she suffered recently during training. "I’m going to come back to lake louise again, it’s important for me," the 34-year-old said in a video message on youtube.

In her last world cup winter vonn wants to break the best mark of the swedish ingemar stenmark, who took 86 victories. By missing the two downhills and one super-G in lake louise, the american misses three of her best chances to get close to the record.

"Whether i break the record or not has nothing to do with me coming back next year," said vonn. "Lake louise has always been my race, even some locals call it lake lindsey. I will regret it for the rest of my life if I miss this last opportunity to ride out of the lake louise start house. Hopefully I’ll break the record this year and then I won’t have to worry about it next year and I can just have fun."