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...Journal on Monday that Barnes died at a home in Providence. The cause of death was not known, but Barnes had battled drug addiction for years.? New Mexico men's basketball coach Craig Neal received a six-year contract worth $5.7 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-08/overtime
Augustan feels good as extra in 'Get On Up'

...GET ON UP will focus on James Brown's career in his late 30s but also promises to touch on his battles with drug addiction, domestic violence and financial difficulties.One can speculate that the infamous two-state car chase will make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-03-22/augustan-feels-good-extra-ge
Law enforcement seminar addresses officer stress

...asked the officers in the crowd to raise their hands if they knew an officer who has been divorced, had alcohol or drug addictions or had committed or attempted suicide.A flurry of hands flew up with each question.Clayton said the agencies often...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-01-27/seminar-addresses-offi
Ga. Board of Nursing plagued with funding, staff issues

...Journal-Constitution reported Sunday.The newspaper reported that a registered nurse who was diagnosed with a prescription drug addiction was sentenced to probation and drug counseling three years ago in Bartow County. The nurse was arrested on drug...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-11-24/ga-board-nursing-plagued
New court aims to help veterans

...the cases eligible for the court will be determined one by one, Cooke said cases considered will be those rooted in drug addiction or self-medication that can be traced to post-traumatic stress disorder. Examples include drug possession, theft...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-27/new-court-aims-help-veterans
Ramblin' Rhodes: James Brown movie shaping up to be interesting tale

...Web site huffingtonpost.com has noted, "The biopic chronicles Brown's rise to fame as well as his subsequent drug addiction, arrest for domestic violence and impending bankruptcy. The part of Brown's wife is being written specifically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-02-11/ramblin-rhodes-james-
Man who shot dog of injured veteran given maximum sentence

...Please have mercy on me," he asked.Patterson had options, the judge said. He could have sought help for his drug addiction, for a chance to earn his way just like everyone else, Craig said. Also, his sentence needs to speak to anyone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-06/man-who-shot-dog-injur
Actors want to educate, empower with 'Stolen Lives'

...about sex trafficking," said Kiara Bennett, who plays Tina, a young woman caught up in a life of prostitution and drug addiction.The hard-hitting production rips its action from recent local headlines, which have revealed the problem hits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-11-12/actors-want-educate-e
Atlanta logs dramatic turnaround in homelessness

...prioritize the city's most vulnerable citizens for housing.As for Mainor, he's been able to overcome his alcohol and drug addictions, afford permanent housing, receive medical and psychological attention and obtain pension benefits. Building off...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-29/atlanta-logs-dramatic-turnaro
Myrtle Carter

...demonstrated her deep love for children as a volunteer "rocker" to comfort newborn children with fetal alcohol or drug addiction at the University Hospital for 14 years. She was also a volunteer at North Augusta Recreational Center. Survivors...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000168297517