~Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was finally released from house arrest in Rangoon at around 5 pm on Saturday, welcomed enthusiastically by a wide public still angry and disappointed by the results of Sunday's election.
“Long live Daw Aung San Suu Kyi,” cheered several thousands of her supporters near her house on University Avenue in Rangoon, in welcoming their leader, who has continued to inspire Burma's oppressed people with her non-violent democratic struggle against the rogue regime throughout the past two decades.
Catholic bishops say more exorcists are needed~Governorcist Bobby Jindal says "I've got the job I want, unless you're talking VP 'Zaphir' to Haley Babar 2012" --or at least president of the RNC, which would mean dislodging that fellow ethnic yet loud uppity black man Steel... a doable though disagreeable endeavor.
Hey C-Note~American Zombie
Renovating old NOCCA site proves too pricey for Lusher~Uptown Messenger
NOLA Urban Farmers Struggle With Toxins And Red Tape~Susan Buchanan
New Orleans tails~NOLAFemmes
Crawfish beignets reign at downtown Thibodaux festival~John DeSantis
Boogie down to help Basin
~Amanda Mcelfresh~The Atchafalaya Basin Keeper watches over the basin's water quality, and proceeds from LAFestival will raise money for its legal action fund. Dore said that in addition to the music, there will also be an environmental expo set up to educate people about the basin and environmental issues. Besides Sonny Landreth, Givers, Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears and Trees on Fire, other acts scheduled to appear are Jumpin' Johnny Sansone, Brother Dege, Chief Monk Boudreaux, Nevillution featuring Cyril Neville and Family and Anders Osbourne.