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Byline: Compiled by Lisa Kohlbrenner, Times-Union staff

JOLIE PROMISES $1.3 MILLION TO SAVE CAMBODIA WILDERNESS

Angelina Jolie has agreed to provide more than $1.3 million to protect virgin wilderness in northwestern Cambodia. The first installment of $350,000 is expected to arrive in Cambodia within 10 days. In the next four years, the actress will give $250,000 every year to fund the conservation project for almost 52,000 acres of forest known as the "100 Elephants Forest," Mounh Sarath of Cambodian Vision in Development said yesterday. Jolie, 27, became enchanted with Cambodia in 2000 while filming Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. She later adopted an infant from Cambodia.

MTV RELEASES AWARDS NOMINEES

Tobey Maguire and Viggo Mortensen were nominated for best male performance, and the movies they star in -- Spider-Man and The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers -- each received a leading five nominations for this year's MTV Movie Awards. Spider-Man and The Two Towers were among the nominees yesterday for best movie, along with 8 Mile, Barbershop and The Ring. Kirsten Dunst, who played Maguire's on-screen love interest in Spider-Man, is up for best female performance. Willem Dafoe, who plays the superhero's nemesis, the Green Goblin, is up for best villain. The 12th annual MTV Movie Awards will be given out May 31 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, with the ceremony scheduled to air at 9 p.m. EDT June 5.

PENN'S STOLEN CAR FOUND SANS GUNS

Police found Sean Penn's stolen 1987 Buick Grand National, but two guns that were inside the car remain missing. The car was found Saturday in Richmond, Calif., about nine miles from the Berkeley street where it was stolen last week. A loaded 9mm Glock handgun and a .38-caliber Smith and Wesson revolver that were left inside haven't been found, Richmond police Sgt. Enos Johnson said. No one was in the car when it was found, and no suspects have been arrested, Johnson said. The limited-edition Buick did not appear damaged. …

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