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Published November 5, 2006


Latino Association honors Mel's film

Mel Gibson was honored by a Latino business organization for his upcoming film Apocalypto, receiving the Latino Business Association's Chairman's Visionary Award. At a ceremony in Los Angeles, Gibson answered questions from association chairman Rick Sarmiento about the film, a Mayan-language epic filmed in Mexico chronicling the decline of the native civilization. No mention was made of Gibson's recent drunken-driving and anti-Semitic rant troubles, the Associated Press reported. The film is scheduled for release Dec. 8.

Snoop Dogg faces weapon charge

Snoop Dogg was charged with carrying a dangerous weapon - an collapsible baton - at a California airport. The Associated Press said the Orange County district attorney filed a felony possession of a deadly weapon charge against Snoop Dogg. If convicted, the 35-year-old rapper faces three years in prison.

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