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2009-09-09 00:03:05

A South Jersey man says his eyesight is returning, weeks after doctors at Wills Eye Institute in Philadelphia implanted electrodes behind his left eye. Michael Adler, 49, began losing his sight as a child, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Tuesday. Recently, when he was sitting in church he saw what he described as an odd white glow -- which turned out to be an open hymnal. Every day, I can make out more than I could the day before, he told the newspaper after tests at the University of...

2009-06-26 07:10:00

Adler & Franczyk, LLC advises start-ups and tech firms on maximizing intellectual assets CHICAGO, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- David Adler is asking "Who has the keys to your castle?" This question came up recently when David and his partner, John Franczyk, principals in the Chicago intellectual property law firm Adler & Franczyk, LLC, were strategizing how they could market their skills and experience helping entrepreneurial, start-up and technology companies. With over 30 years of...

2009-02-16 12:24:00

Trip to Space Camp Up for Grabs for Winning Student, Teacher CHICAGO, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- ComEd and the Adler Planetarium today announced the Third Annual Shoot for the Moon essay contest. This year, high school students are asked to write an essay about a teacher who has inspired them to "shoot for the moon" and succeed in science. The student with the winning essay will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Space Camp in Alabama, and - new this year - the winner's inspirational teacher...

2009-02-12 12:57:52

A 72-year-old woman says she is looking forward to marrying an 80-year-old man in Las Vegas on Valentine's Day despite their senior status. Maxine Hollander said while she and Gene Adler have a combined age of 152 years that does not mean they are an average elderly couple, the Las Vegas Sun said Thursday. We're just two crazy people, not your average couple, said Hollander, who is set to wed Adler on Saturday. We can just look at each other and laugh, which is what makes it so beautiful. The...

2008-09-10 18:00:14

By Clemmie Moodie; Danielle Lawler LOOKS like Prince Harry is more into romance than rock 'n' roll. For the 23-year-old turned down the chance of a wild boozing match with hardcore rocker Cisco Adler at Boujis club on Thursday, to get cosy with his stunning missus instead. Looks like we caned it a little too hard ourselves. Here's the real inside scoop. Our clubbing mole told us: "Cisco's a huge fan of Harry. So when he spotted him in the club having romantic drinks with Chelsy, he was...

2008-08-21 21:00:25

Singer/actress Jessica Simpson is now selling beer. The singer and actress has signed on as spokeswoman for Stampede Light Plus, made by Dallas' Stampede Brewing Co. Simpson will appear in ads in stores for the beer and is taking a 15 percent stake in the brewer. The Dallas Morning News said terms were not disclosed. Lawrence Schwartz , Stampede's president and chief executive, said Simpson is the now face of the brand. Simpson said in a statement that as an entrepreneur she's "always...

2008-08-14 18:00:28

By MARK JEFFERIES MTV and Sky Movies will do the time warp again - after signing up to remake The Rocky Horror Picture Show. More than 30 years after the original film version they are teaming up with the film's executive producer, Lou Adler. The cast and director for the new version of the camp classic are yet to be confirmed but Adler and Gail Berman will executive produce the project, using the screenplay by Jim Sharman and Richard O'Brien. The 1975 movie starred Tim Curry,...

2008-07-21 03:00:22

Former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler has been arrested for alleged drug possession in Hollywood. The 43-year-old, who has a history of drug use, was jailed on pounds 22,500 bail. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-06 18:00:05

By William Hageman, Chicago Tribune Jul. 6--The Adler Planetarium's recent launch of a Marshmallow Peep into space is a twist on experiments that the 10-person Adler crew has been conducting for a while. The payload on this launch, Mission 12 of the Far Horizons program, was an experiment by two students at Aurora's Illinois Math & Science Academy who wanted to measure how much brighter it is in space. Astro Peep just hitched a ride. "On any mission we like to use a video camera to...

2006-07-28 11:25:31

By David Gregorio NEW YORK (Reuters) - When a gas explosion leveled a Manhattan building after the doctor who lived there reportedly warned his ex-wife he would never sell the place to pay a divorce settlement, most New Yorkers were stunned. Even author Warren Adler, whose novel "The War of the Roses" chronicles a divorce battle that spins out of control, was surprised by the incident, which occurred a few blocks from his home. But when he heard the reason for the blast, he chalked...