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What's HOT South Florida :: July 20 - 25
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What's HOT South Florida :: July 20 - 25

NIGHTLIFE | By Scott Holland | Jul 20
Hop into HOTNESS as summer rollicks on! Here are the events not to miss.

OJ Simpson Granted Parole in Nevada Robbery

OJ Simpson Granted Parole in Nevada Robbery

NEWS | Jul 20
O.J. Simpson will be paroled after serving nine years in prison for a botched bid to retrieve sports memorabilia in Las Vegas.

Linkin Park Frontman Chester Bennington Dies in LA at 41

Linkin Park Frontman Chester Bennington Dies in LA at 41

NEWS | Jul 20
The Los Angeles County coroner says Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of hard rock, hip-hop and rap, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday. He was 41.

Radio Ad Campaign Opposes Texas 'Bathroom Bill'

Radio Ad Campaign Opposes Texas 'Bathroom Bill'

NEWS | Jul 20
Texas' largest business lobbying group is announcing a radio campaign opposing a North Carolina-style "bathroom bill" being revived in the Legislature.

Rhode Island Passes Law Banning Gay Conversion Therapy for Minors

Rhode Island Passes Law Banning Gay Conversion Therapy for Minors

NEWS | Jul 20
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has passed a bill into law banning licensed health care providers from using so-called gay conversion therapy to change a minor's sexual orientation or gender identity.

Man Sues 4 Members of Congress for Displaying Pride Flags, Claims Gay is a 'Religion'

Man Sues 4 Members of Congress for Displaying Pride Flags, Claims Gay is a 'Religion'

NEWS | Jul 20
The lawsuits argue that homosexuality is qualified as "a religion" and that the Pride flag is considered a religious symbol for the "homosexual denomination."

16-Year-Old From Minnesota ID'd as Victim of John Wayne Gacy

16-Year-Old From Minnesota ID'd as Victim of John Wayne Gacy

NEWS | By Don Babwin and Jeff Baenen | Jul 20
After running away from his Minnesota home in 1976, 16-year-old Jimmy Haakenson called his mother, told her he was in Chicago, then disappeared forever.

For Many African Girls, Menstruation Means Humiliation

For Many African Girls, Menstruation Means Humiliation

NEWS | By Rodney Muhumuza | Jul 20
Menstrual hygiene has emerged as a serious, and often emotional, subject in Africa, where some experts say governments must supply free sanitary pads to schoolgirls who often are at risk of dropping out because of embarrassment.

Singer Who Went Viral for Covering Gaga as a Boy Comes Out as Gay

Singer Who Went Viral for Covering Gaga as a Boy Comes Out as Gay

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 20
A singer who went viral when he was just 12 years old for covering Lady Gaga's hit "Paparazzi" and later appeared on the "Ellen Degeneres Show" came out as gay this week.

House Maintains Funding for Most HIV and Hepatitis Programs

House Maintains Funding for Most HIV and Hepatitis Programs

NEWS | Jul 20
Last night, the HHS approved a funding bill that maintains funding for most domestic HIV and hepatitis programs, however it eliminates and cuts critical programs essential to addressing HIV/AIDS, including the Minority AIDS Initiative.

Watch: Fla. Drag Queen Talks Supporting Trump, Being 'Black-Balled' From Performing

Watch: Fla. Drag Queen Talks Supporting Trump, Being 'Black-Balled' From Performing

NEWS | Jul 20
A Florida-based drag queen spoke with CNN about being a vocal supporter of President Donald Trump and how it has impacted her career.


Entertainment

Behind the Scenes: Cirque Du Soleil's 'OVO' Comes to Sunrise & Miami
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Behind the Scenes: Cirque Du Soleil's 'OVO' Comes to Sunrise & Miami

THEATRE | By Scott Holland | Jul 13
Thrilling more than 5 million people worldwide since the show premiered in Montreal in 2009 as a Big Top show, "OVO" will embark on a new journey, performing the same captivating production, but now in arenas

 Review :: Iron Maiden. Xfinity Center, July 19, 2017

Review :: Iron Maiden. Xfinity Center, July 19, 2017

MUSIC | By James Nadeau | Jul 20
Known for their elaborate staging and dynamic presence, Iron Maiden's appearance at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield was a sight to behold.


Business

House Approves Delay of Obama-Era Smog Reductions

House Approves Delay of Obama-Era Smog Reductions

LEGAL | By Michael Biesecker | Jul 20
The House voted Tuesday to pass a Republican-backed bill delaying implementation of Obama-era reductions in smog-causing air pollutants.


Cars

Daimler to Recall 3 Million Vehicles to Ease Diesel Doubts

Daimler to Recall 3 Million Vehicles to Ease Diesel Doubts

AUTO NEWS | By David McHugh | Jul 19
German automaker Daimler will voluntarily recall 3 million Mercedes-Benz brand cars with diesel engines in Europe to improve their emissions performance.


Style

Recipe: Green Goddess Dressing & Its Origin

Recipe: Green Goddess Dressing & Its Origin

FOOD/DRINK | By Katie Workman | Jul 20
Green Goddess Dressing was created at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, an opulent 19th century hotel noted for its celebrity chefs. Here's a modern version.


Health/Fitness

Watch: Gay NYC Councilman Among 155 Arrested Protesting GOP's Attempt to Dismantle Health Care

Watch: Gay NYC Councilman Among 155 Arrested Protesting GOP's Attempt to Dismantle Health Care

POLITICS | Jul 20
New York City Councilman Corey Johnson is gay and HIV positive. And he's not about to see congressional Republicans take healthcare away from millions of Americans in their latest attempt to eliminate much of President Obama's signature legislation.


Nightlife

Floopy Rooster's Last Night :: July 15, 2017
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Floopy Rooster's Last Night :: July 15, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 17
Due to the building being sold, another great gay Miami club has sadly come to an end. Here are some memories from Floopy Rooster's last night.

Watch: Demi Lovato's New Music Video for 'Sorry Not Sorry'

Watch: Demi Lovato's New Music Video for 'Sorry Not Sorry'

MUSIC | Jul 19
Upon release last week, Lovato's new single "Sorry Not Sorry" hit Top 5 on the iTunes US charts.