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'We're all paying:' Heroin spreads misery in US

EDITOR'S NOTE - The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman underscored a troubling development: Heroin, long...shooting up intravenously.The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman spotlighted the reality that heroin is no longer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-04-09/were-all-paying-heroin-spreads-mise
Drug war is pointless

...legalization of marijuana and other drugs. Heroin had a big spotlight in the news recently after the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman.I understand why people want drugs illegal. People say its about "what's best for society." Sounds noble...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-02-18/drug-war-pointless
Steroids Era is hardly over, at least off the field

NEW YORK - There is a wonderful scene near the end of the movie Charlie Wilson's War in which Philip Seymour Hoffman tells Tom Hanks the tale of the Zen master and the little boy.Among the lessons in that little yarn about life's ever-changing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-08/steroids-era-hardly-over
Actor's death a warning, SC officials say

COLUMBIA - The suspected overdose death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman serves as a tragic reminder, said a top drug-treatment official in South Carolina. In short: Heroin remains a destructive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-06/actors-death-warning-s
Phil Mickelson leaves driver out of bag in first round

...Thursday's lengthy delay gave him a chance to catch up on his movie-watching, in this case The Master, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman."It's a pretty darn good movie," Kelly told reporters after his round, doing double-duty as a critic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-06-13/phil-mickelson-leaves-driver
'Lincoln' leads Oscars with 12 nominations

...The Master, a critical favorite that did manage three acting nominations for Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams and Philip Seymour Hoffman.Two-time winner Spielberg earned his seventh directing nomination, and also in the mix are past winner Lee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/movies/2013-01-10/lincoln-leads-oscars-12
Musical 'Once' leads Tony nominations with 11

...Superstar and Evita.The best leading actor in a play Tony will pit James Corden from One Man, Two Guvnors, Philip Seymour Hoffman from Death of a Salesman, James Earl Jones from Gore Vidal's The Best Man, Frank Langella from Man and Boy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/arts/2012-05-02/musical-once-leads-tony-n
'Lincoln,' 'Les Mis,' 'Playbook' lead SAG awards

...most-acclaimed films, Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master, earned only one nomination, supporting actor for Philip Seymour Hoffman as a mesmerizing cult leader. The film was snubbed on nominations for ensemble, lead actor Joaquin Phoenix and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/television/2012-12-12/lincoln-les-mis-pla
Gay 'Sopranos' mobster is glad for the exposure

...what Gannascoli cheerfully calls "the year of the queer," when "Brokeback Mountain" became a phenomenon and Philip Seymour Hoffman won an Oscar playing Truman Capote, Gannascoli's character (spoiler alert: read no further if you haven't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/11/tel_76993.shtml
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Hoffman leads stellar best-actor lineup

...entertainment and media are up against a pimp and a gay cowboy for the best-actor Academy Award. "Capote" star Philip Seymour Hoffman is the front-runner for his remarkable embodiment of Truman Capote, capturing the author's effete egoism...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/01/osc_62497.shtml
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