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5 Things You Need To Know - June 1, 2020

Protesters moved to the Police Operations Center Sunday evening
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Posted at 6:36 AM, Jun 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-01 08:36:51-04

Good morning southern Colorado and here's what you need to know on your Monday morning.

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Protest expected to continue Monday in downtown Colorado Springs

Protests continue across the U.S. in response to the death of George Floyd, an African American man who died Monday in Minneapolis while in police custody. His death has sparked unrest nationwide about police brutality. Yesterday's protest in downtown Colorado Springs lasted through the night, ending with officers calling it an "unlawful assembly" and demanding everyone to disperse.
Gov. Polis releases updated policies for restaurants, summer camps, and private camping

Beginning today, children's day camps and youth sports camps will be allowed to open under an executive order signed by Gov. Jared Polis. Polis said "thanks to the success of our social distancing efforts so far, Colorado kids will be able to enjoy day camps and youth sports camps this summer in as safe a manner as possible. The risk, though less, is still very real, and it’s up to families to make the best decisions that work for them."
HOT today with slow moving daytime and evening thunderstorms

The big weather story today is the heat and thunderstorm potential. Storms during the daytime will be most likely over the mountains, but this evening, we could see more through the plains and I-25 corridor. Slow moving storms could lead to localized flooding over the mountains, but also in any areas that saw heavy rain this weekend.
What to know ahead of Colorado's primary election in June

Colorado's primary election at the end of this month is where voters will decide on candidates for Congress, state legislature and other races, such as district attorney. If you're a registered voter who needs to update your information, you have until today to do so. Any changes made after June 1 will not be processed until after results from the June primary election, which is on June 30, are certified.
The Review & Preview: What southern Coloradans need to know about COVID-19 this week

With so much information being announced daily about the COVID-19 pandemic, News5 is keeping track of what you need to know for this week. Click the link above for a review and preview of what is going on in southern Colorado as it pertains to the virus.
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