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March 16, 2003 | Walter Hamilton
The bear market has been an oddly mixed blessing for Robert Weiss. In one way, it's been costly and humbling. After retiring at age 41, Weiss lost more than $1 million trading stocks from his home on Long Island and had to find another job. But Weiss hated his old career as a personal-injury lawyer. He loves his new one: suing Wall Street's biggest firms on behalf of aggrieved investors.
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December 14, 2012 | By Tina Susman and Robin Abcarian, Los Angeles Times
NEWTOWN, CONN. - How could this happen? And why? Msgr. Robert Weiss could offer limited comfort to the afflicted citizens of this traumatized New England town in the aftermath of an unimaginable slaughter. "We know there is no answer," Weiss told an overflow crowd Friday evening at a wrenching memorial service at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. Earlier, he had spent five hours inside a fire station next to Sandy Hook Elementary School with the mothers, fathers, sisters and brothers of slain children.
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January 19, 1990 | BETH KLEID, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Weiss Exits Post: Robert Weiss, artistic director of the Pennsylvania Ballet, resigned his 8-year post Tuesday, citing "irreconcilable differences" between himself and the other leadership of the Pennsylvania Ballet as to the "operations of the company," according to his letter of resignation, said Scott Robinson, director of marketing for the ballet.
BUSINESS
March 16, 2003 | Walter Hamilton
The bear market has been an oddly mixed blessing for Robert Weiss. In one way, it's been costly and humbling. After retiring at age 41, Weiss lost more than $1 million trading stocks from his home on Long Island and had to find another job. But Weiss hated his old career as a personal-injury lawyer. He loves his new one: suing Wall Street's biggest firms on behalf of aggrieved investors.
NATIONAL
December 14, 2012 | By Tina Susman and Robin Abcarian, Los Angeles Times
NEWTOWN, CONN. - How could this happen? And why? Msgr. Robert Weiss could offer limited comfort to the afflicted citizens of this traumatized New England town in the aftermath of an unimaginable slaughter. "We know there is no answer," Weiss told an overflow crowd Friday evening at a wrenching memorial service at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. Earlier, he had spent five hours inside a fire station next to Sandy Hook Elementary School with the mothers, fathers, sisters and brothers of slain children.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 5, 1990
I have read the article on Robin Elson, and have a tremendous feeling of rage and anger with regard to her neighbors who were so busy watching her husband brutally attack his family but too cowardly to call the police. Had they done so, this woman may have been spared God knows how much cruelty, to say nothing of what her children have suffered. There is no way on earth a jury could have found her guilty, if there is any justice left.
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May 24, 1990 | GREG BRAXTON, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
D'Amboise Named: Christopher d'Amboise, a former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet and currently artistic director of the New York-based Chamber Company Off Center Ballet, was named artistic director of the Pennsylvania Ballet Wednesday. D'Amboise, 30, succeeds Robert Weiss, who resigned in January after directing the 39-member company for eight years.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 1, 1997
Drummer Michael White's quartet, scheduled to appear tonight and Wednesday at Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood, has canceled. Appearing both nights will be the Jazz Delegation From the West, featuring saxophonist Zane Musa, pianist Donald Vega, guitarist Shanti Matthews, bassist Danton Boller and drummer Robert Weiss. Shows at 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. $6 cover. Information: (213) 466-2210.
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May 12, 1989 | SHAUNA SNOW and ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Actor John Malkovich, best known for his stage and screen roles in "Dangerous Liaisons," "Burn This" and "Empire of the Sun," has left the production of Paramount's "Crazy People" for "personal reasons," according to executive producer Robert K. Weiss. The trouble-plagued film, which began principal photography April 17 in Chatham, Va., had a change of directors earlier this week when Tony Bill was announced to take over for first-time director and "Crazy People" screen writer Mitch Markowitz.
BUSINESS
November 19, 1985
Investors Robert A. Weiss and Louis Klein filed suit in federal court in Chicago seeking to block the planned sale of the food and consumer products company to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. for $50 a share, or $6.2 billion. They charged Beatrice directors with a "lack of full effort" to find competing bidders and with conflict of interest. The suit seeks an injunction to block the sale and "golden parachute" severance agreements awarded to top officers.
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January 19, 1990 | BETH KLEID, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Weiss Exits Post: Robert Weiss, artistic director of the Pennsylvania Ballet, resigned his 8-year post Tuesday, citing "irreconcilable differences" between himself and the other leadership of the Pennsylvania Ballet as to the "operations of the company," according to his letter of resignation, said Scott Robinson, director of marketing for the ballet.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 5, 1990
I have read the article on Robin Elson, and have a tremendous feeling of rage and anger with regard to her neighbors who were so busy watching her husband brutally attack his family but too cowardly to call the police. Had they done so, this woman may have been spared God knows how much cruelty, to say nothing of what her children have suffered. There is no way on earth a jury could have found her guilty, if there is any justice left.
NEWS
September 20, 2007 | Gina Piccalo
Dimension Films has nearly maxed out its successful "Scary Movie" series, so now the studio takes on another franchise-friendly genre: the comic-book movie. "Superhero," the studio's newest spoof, starts production this week in Los Angeles and is set to open March 28. It's written and directed by Craig Mazin, who worked on "Scary Movie 3" and "Scary Movie 4." David Zucker and Robert K. Weiss are producing.
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