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This is a moment of inflection, it's a moment of real change it's been one week since george floyd's death in minneapolis.

I'm kimt news three's calyn thompson live in rochester with a local leader's response to the actions following this tragedy.

Coronavirus:big day for restaurants and bars we have so much outside space 3 secs it's a big day for restaurants and bars across minnesota.

We're checking in with a local vineyard about how the first day of outdoor seating and service is going.

/ lowerthirdbanner:will we hit 90 this week?

All eyes on the heat and severe weather in your forecast kimt news three first at four starts right now lowerthird2line talent:katie lange klange@kimt.com coverage you can count on good afternoon and thank you for joining us for kimt news three first at four.

I'm katie lange.

/ / minnesota governor tim walz says this is a moment of change.

Walz-vbox-1 walz today-vo-3 today marks one week since unarmed black man george floyd - died in minneapolis police custody.

Floyds death has set off protests and riots across minneapolis bringing to light police brutality and inequality.

This morning, a crowd of peaceful protestors sat in solidarity at george floyd's memorial.

This comes after a week of peaceful protests, as well as riots, looting and clashes with police across the country.

Walz today-sot-1 walz today-sot-2 it looks to me like there's a clear delineation between the folks who are rightfully pained and angered.

Wanting to see change and expressing it in lawful ways.

And what we witnessed earlier in the week, those that are bent on destruction.

I think as citizens as residents of minnesota we can continue to maintain that.

Protests-stinger-3 as we mentioned unrest continues today in many cities across the united states - in response to george floyd's death.

Peaceful protestors gathering in rochester over the weekend - to demand justice.

Kimt news three's calyn thompson joins us this afternoon after speaking with a local city leader about how the protests went.xxx live protests-live vo-6 katie - the people are gone and signs are put away... but the message is still clear for many this afternoon -- "justice for george floyd" protests-live vo-1 lowerthirdcourtesy:saturday rochester people's rally rochester, mn here's a look at saturday's rochester people's rally.

It ended at the government center... the people marched from doctor martin luther king junior park in rochester earlier in the day.

Councilman michael wojcik was in attendance - i spoke with him today about how he thought it went.

He tells me he's proud of lowerthird2line:michael wojcik rochester city council member, ward 2 they were well organized, they were peaceful, and they had a strong message.

And i was also proud of the civic leadership and the police.

Their role was to keep everyone safe and respect these kids' first amendments rights and i think the outcome of both events speak well of our community.

Protests-live sot-4 curfew was set in place saturday night in rochester but not for sunday or tonight.

It will continue to have increased patrols around the city.

Live in rochester, calyn thompson, kimt news 3.

/ rochester people's action community organized the rally.

According to their coronavirus reopening reopening set up-vo-2 it's a big day for minnesota and iowa as more businesses begin to reopen.

In minnesota-- restaurants and bars can open outdoor seating salons can open at 25 percent and the phased reopening of camping all starts today.

In iowa-- casinos, amusement parks, bowling alleys can reopen at 50 percent and adult and youth baseball and softball practices and games can start.

Reopening set up-vo-3 this evening we're bringing you team coverage from rochester to mason city.

The kimt news three team will be out and about bringing you the very latest on this next phase.

Honker interview-stinger-3 restaurants across minnesota are reopening today for outdoor seating.

That includes pappy's place in rochester.

Live that's where we find kimt news three's raquel hellman to show us how the reopening process is going - raquel?xxx pappy interview-live-4 as you can see - it is very busy here at pappy's place - where the patio is now open - after about 2 1/2 months of being closed.

I'm joined now by owner sheila pappas.

Sheila - tell me how you've prepared for reopening today?

Pappy interview-live-5 pappy interview-live-6 how is everything going so far?

Thanks so much for joining me sheila.

Live in rochester- raquel hellman kimt news 3 thanks raquel.

As part of the restaurant reopening plan - you are required to have a reservation.

/ local corona numbers-reality-75 local corona numbers-reality-72 while more businesses on both sides of the border open their doors today- we are seeing an increase in cases across the area.

There are now 634 cases in olmsted county 345 in mower 125 in freeborn and 53 in dodge.

Across state lines- iowa health officials are confirming 29 cases in cerro gordo county 16 in hancock 12 in howard.

Four daughters-stinger-2 this time of year kicks off the busy season for wineries.

Kimt news 3's annalise johnson is speaking to one of the owners of a local winery feeling excited to open its outdoor spaces just in time for the summer months.

She joins us live.

Annalise?

Ajohnson@kimt.com coverage you can count on yeah amy i'm here at four daughters winery and vineyard in spring valley.

As you can see - from the vineyard that way - to the corn fields that way - to the big patio lining the building - there is coronavirus:four daughters winery & vineyard opens spring valley, mn wine is ready to be sipped - and tiny grapes are starting to grow on the vines here at four daughters.

Summer weather draws people to wineries - and this winery is prepared to serve customers drinks and food from a spaced out - outdoor patio.

To be four daughters-live sot-1 making plans even before we closed of what we needed to do to make everyone who visited us feel safe and comfortable and healthy confident and we're excited very very excited to be reopening 21 winery was also working on liquor.

Four daughters tells me the pandemic brought some challenges in preparing that new project - but also gave them a lot of time to work on it.

Live in spring valley-annalise johnson kimt news 3 thank you annalise.

While the winery and vineyard was closed - selling cans of its cider - loon juice - in liquor stores helped the business push through mandated closure.

Stormteam 3 i'm joined by kimt stormteam three chief meteorologist chris nelson.

Chris what are you tracking for the week?

First look at wx-main-4 monday: am showers & storms, clearing skies highs: mid 80s winds: s 15-20, gusts near 30 mph monday night: mostly clear lows: upper 60s winds: sw 5-15 mph tuesday: sunny skies, pm showers & storms highs: low 90s winds:wsw 10-20 mph have you missed the slot machines?

Diamond jo tz-natvo-1 lowerthirdbanner coronavirus:diamond jo casino reopens background noise - whistles, dings, etc it's the first day casinos are back in business in iowa.

We're taking you to diamond jo.

With a look at how they're keeping customers safe - amid concerns of covid-19.

Cross the border tz-wpvo-2 lowerthirdbanner coronavirus:are people crossing?

As restrictions loosen in minnesota and iowa- are more people crossing statelines?

Stick around to find out.

/ coronavirus reopening diamond jo reopening-vo-2 feeling the urge to win some extra money?

You'll have your reopening today worth county, ia diamond jo casino in worth county officially reopened their doors this morning.

But before you hit the gamefloor - you will notice some changes.

Masks are being provided for visitors - though are optional.

In addition - there will be spacing between machines and frequent sanitation.

Also - hours will be limited for the time being - 8 a-m to 3 a-m.xxx mn cases deaths-reality-33 mn cases deaths-reality-29 as more businesses reopen today- minnesota health officials are confirming 361 new coronavirus cases--bringing the total number of cases to 25-thousand- 208.

There are also 10 new deaths--making for a total of 1 thousand 50.

And in iowa, there are now 19-thousand- 688 positive cases of the virus.

Iowa health officials confirm 5 new deaths.

Lowerthirdbanner:nationwide protests you're all doing nothing because that's not going to bring my brother back cities are bracing for more protests as they clean up from a weekend of chaos.

We'll show you how george floyd is being remembered today in minneapolis.

Human trial tz-vo-2 human trial tz-vo-3 trials for a treatment to fight covid-19 are underway.

Find out if they're making any progress and if it can save lives.

/ / / i'm joined now by kimt stormteam three chief meteorologist chris nelson.

Chris when will the sun return?/ weather-main-3 although monday will dry and skies will clear, this all sets us up for what looks to be a powerful wave of active weather coming int tuesday late afternoon and evening.

An enhanced risk for severe weather can be found for all of our southern minnesota counties with a slight risk for north iowa.

What this means is that at least a few severe storms are likely during this period with the biggest threat being large hail and damaging wind gusts.

The threat for tornadoes is also present with a few isolated tornadoes possible across the entire area.

Before the storms, temps will reach into the low 90s thanks to sunny skies and increasing moisture.

Activity calms back down for wednesday but another threat for storms returns thursday late afternoon and evening.

Monday: am showers & storms, clearing skies highs: mid 80s winds: s 15-20, gusts near 30 mph monday night: mostly clear lows: upper 60s winds: sw 5-15 mph tuesday: sunny skies, pm showers & storms highs: low 90s winds:wsw 10-20 mph breaking news lowerthirdtalent courtesy:breaking news katie lange klange@kimt.com coverage you can count on breaking news-- a protest demanding justice for george lowerthirdtalent courtesy:breaking news nick kruszalnicki nkruszalnicki@kimt.com coverage you can count on mc protest-live-3 live in mason city n-k kimt news 3 thanks nick-- we'll check back in with nick later this evening.

/ nationwide protests-intro-4 cities are bracing for more protests.

Even as they clean up from a weekend of chaos.

Rage over a minneapolis police officer charged with killing an african american man continues to resonate around the nation.

Elise preston has the latest from new york.

Nationwide protests-pkg-1 lowerthird2line:nationwide protests new york, ny terrence floyd brought flowers and prayers.

To the spot in minneapolis where his brother george was killed in a deadly encounter with police.

He called for an end to the violence that has rocked the nation.

Lowerthird2line:terrence floyd george floyd's brother sot 13:15 what are you all doing?

You're all doing nothing because that's not going to bring back my brother at all nationwide protests-pkg-4 floyd begged the crowd to bring change through political activism, rather than the destruction which has scarred cities from coast to coast.

Nats la over the weekend, los angeles called in the national guard to help control violent demonstrators.

Lowerthird2line:eric garcetti (d) mayor of los angeles mayor of los angeles sun0143 1:04 they are not just causing chaos and damage.

They are hijacking a moment and a movement and changing the conversation.

Nationwide protests-pkg-6 at moments, the protests have led to change..

In fort lauderdale, an officer was suspended after shoving a kneeling demonstrator to the ground.

Nats daytime protests in new york lowerthird2line:elise preston reporting in manhattan's iconic soho district looters smashed windows and ransacked these high end stores.

Neighbors came out to see the damage nationwide protests-pkg-8 8:27 it was so brazen.

They vandalism will not be tolerated..

But understands the need for police reform.

Because they are in pain .

In the midst of a giant crowd of protesters in brooklyn, two officers took a knee to show solidarity.

Lowerthird2line:assistant chief jeffrey maddrey nypd aptn 1:28 if i can take a knee with the community to garner in floyd's death - but activists in minneapolis are calling for the arrest of three others who were there... and didn't stop the brutality.

Ep, cbs news, new york lowerthirdbanner:protests in iowa demonstrators across the country confront police over the death of george floyd.

Coming up on kimt news three at five- we're hearing from iowa state patrol about how protests in iowa are doing.

Brazil tz-vo-4 brazil tz-vo-5 as cases of the coronavirus surge in brazil-- the u-s sends help.

Coronavirus hydrox brazil-vbox-2 the united states is supplying brazil with ventilators and the controversial drug hydroxychloroquine.

2 m ... both nations confirm the u-s plans to ship a thousand ventilators to help with brazil's covid-19 outbreak.

It has already sent two million doses of hydroxychloro quine.

That's even though the world health organization is pausing its research of the drug.

The u-s and brazil also say they plan to work together on coronavirus research.

They have the largest reported covid-19 outbreaks in the world.

First human trial-vbox-2 the first human trial of an anti-body therapy to treat covid-19 is now underway.

First human trial-vbox-1 first human trial-vo-4 'eli lilly and company' announced today that patients in new york, los angeles and atlanta are now receiving the treatment.

The company's chief scientific officer says as soon as the pandemic started, his team went to work to create a new medicine covid-19.

Researchers then sorted through millions of this patient's cells to find hundreds of antibodies.

Poland tz-sotvo-1 poland tz-sotvo-2 breach any one and you've made yourself at risk a mayo clinic infectious disease expert explains what you should be doing to protect yourself during this next phase of the pandemic.

Difference."

With both iowa and minnesota reopening more places today - are people crossing state lines to take advantage of the loosened restrictions?

/ lowerthirdbanner:heat and storms are on the way heat and storms, timeline coming up coronavirus reopening reopening set up-vo-5 it's a big day for minnesotans and iowans as more businesses begin to reopen.

In minnesota-- restaurants and bars can open outdoor seating salons can open at 25 percent and the phased reopening of camping all starts today.

Across the border in iowa-- casinos, amusement parks, bowling alleys can reopen at 50 percent and adult and youth baseball and softball practices and games can start.

Reopening set up-vo-3 this evening we're bringing you team coverage from across the area.

The kimt news three team will be out and about bringing you the very latest on this next phase.

Cross the border-stinger-3 iowa and minnesota leaders are dealing differently with their response to the pandemic.

As minnesota turns the dial on another phase of reopening-iowa has already been experiencing that.

And that includes entertainment options - with some willing to cross from one state to another to get their fix.

Live kimt news 3's alex jirgens is live at the top of iowa welcome center in worth county.

Alex - how many out of state plates are you counting?xxx lowerthird2line talent coronavirus:alex jirgens ajirgens@kimt.com coverage you can count on amy - here in the parking lot - traffic has been fairly light throughout the day.

But right now - out of the vehicles here - i'm counting minnesota plates.

Talking with some of those that have passed through here today - they tell me they're just wanting to get out and travel again.

Cross the border-live vo-1 lowerthird2line coronavirus:crossing the border as states reopen worth county, ia across the road - michelle neeley at the holiday inn and suites has seen several vehicles coming from the land of 10 thousand lakes.

Just this past weekend - she noticed as she was getting takeout at a restaurant in northwood - there was an entire row of vehicles from minnesota.

She chalks it up to cross the border-live sot-1 patios...they're small patios, so there's not a lot of people that can be held out there, and here, the restaurants are open, they're half capacity here also, but you can take people in.

So a lot of people are making their plans to come down to iowa to actually go out for different options."

Cross the border-live sot-3 before diamond jo reopened today - neeley tells me she was getting calls from those interested in wanting to book rooms live in worth county - alex jirgens kimt news 3 thanks alex.

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/ working with rest-stinger-2 as of today outdoor seating is now an option for minnesota bars and restaurants.

In the med city - leaders are working hard to make sure every business owner has access to available outdoor seating - if they want it.

Kimt news three's jessica bringe joins us live from the canadian honker with how the first day is coronavirus:jessica bringe jbringe@kimt.com coverage you can count on katie- as you can see it's busy here..

Seats are filling up..

And all of the wait staff are wearing masks and gloves.

Customers are asked to wear masks as well..

But we can see here that's not being enforced.

Restaurants are also required to keep tables six feet businesses to expand outdoor dining rochester, mn mayor kim norton says the city has been working with businesses to expand outdoor seating.

Options include using parking space..

City parks... or even the mayo civic center.

There have been 27 restaurants that have applied for permits to expand their outdoor options.

Norton says only three have been approved right now..

But lowerthird2line coronavirus:kim norton mayor, city of rochester today is a really good step for restaurants, i know it's not hopeful that it's successful not only for the restaurants, but enjoyable for the people in the community as well.

Working with rest-live sot-3 as far as outdoor dining at the apache mall..

Norton says the city has been talking to mall spokespeople about the option of using the mall's parking space for outdoor dining as well.

Live in rochester- jessica bringe kimt news 3 thank you jessica.

Restaurants are also only allowed to serve parties of four or families of six at a time.

Stormteam 3 kimt stormteam three chief meteorologist chris nelson joins me now.

Chris what are you tracking?

Weather with chris-live-7 monday: am showers & storms, mph tuesday: sunny skies, pm latest tz-sotvo-1 lowerthirdbanner coronavirus:another outbreak?

The safest thing from this point is to stay home, protests over the death of george floyd are raising concerns about more coronavirus outbreaks.

Find out if this will impact the reopening of many states.

Rem tz-vo-2 rem tz-vo-3 remdesivir is helping many recover from the coronavirus.

Find out what a new study is saying about the treatment.

/ / hospital number-vo-1 coronavirus corona latest-intro-2 protests around the country over police brutality are raising fears the mass gatherings could lead to new outbreaks of the coronavirus.

Tom hanson reports from new york city, which is moving forward with a planning reopening next week.

Corona latest-pkg-1 lowerthird2line coronavirus:will cases go up?

New york, ny track 1: as thousands of protesters march through the streets of new york city, mayor bill de blasio is warning nyc sot: "for those who have made their presence felt, who have made their voices heard, the safest thing from this point is to stay home, obviously.

Because we don't want people in close proximity to each other."

Corona latest-pkg-4 track 2: new york governor andrew cuomo announced the number of positive cases in the state has dropped to less victory."

Corona latest-pkg-6 track 3: the nation's largest city -which was devastated by the world's deadliest outbreak of covid-19 - is set to begin reopening june 8th.

"dental offices in new york construction and pickup orders at retailers can resume next week."

Corona latest-pkg-8 track 4: in miami-dade county, protests will keep beaches that were supposed to reopen monday shut down.

But coronavirus:jose capavlanca fisherman sot: "i feel safe coming down here.

Track 5: shutting down the keys to residents only... helped hanson, cbs news, new york.

Rem-vbox-2 drugmaker gile-ad sciences says a study shows the antiviral drug remdesivir can help patients with moderate covid-19 pneumonia recover.

Rem-vbox-1 rem-vbox-3 a study of 600 patients found those given a five-day course of the drug were 65-percent more likely to see drug also showed an improvement -- but it was not statistically significant.

The results have not yet been published in a peer- reviewed medical journal.

Gile-ad says in the coming weeks it plans to submit the full data for publication.

Poland tz-vo-7 poland tz-vo-5 as we enter this next phase of covid-19 you still need to take precautions.

Find out what a mayo clinic doctor says you need to do to ensure you don't get coronavirus:not so fast says economist i'm hoping that people don't leap in when things reopen an economist urges us to take it slow as we reopen our economy.

Kimt news three's george mallet talks to rayce hardy straight ahead.

I'm joined now by kimt stormteam three chief meteorologist chris nelson.

Chris what are you tracking for the week?

Weather with anchor-main-5 although monday will dry and skies will clear, this all sets us up for what looks to be a powerful wave of active weather coming int tuesday late afternoon and evening.

An enhanced risk for severe weather can be found for all of our southern minnesota counties with a slight risk for north iowa.

What this means is that at least a few severe storms are likely during this period with the biggest threat being large hail and damaging wind gusts.

The threat for tornadoes is also present with a few isolated tornadoes possible across the entire area.

Before the storms, temps will reach into the low 90s thanks to sunny skies and increasing moisture.

Activity calms back down for wednesday but another threat for storms returns thursday late afternoon and evening.

Monday: am showers & storms, clearing skies highs: mid 80s winds: s 15-20, gusts near 30 mph monday night: mostly clear lows: upper 60s winds: sw 5-15 mph tuesday: sunny skies, pm showers & storms highs: low 90s winds:wsw 10-20 mph breaking news target-ots-2 target-ots-3 breaking news-- if you were planning on making a trip to the target in mason city tonight for a few things- you only have a few hours left to grab them.

The mason city location is closing at at 7 o'clock tonight.

The retail giant has not clarified if the early closing time is related to protests but it's important that you follow this new closing time.

Coronavirus reopening doctor poland-vo-4 as more businesses across minnesota - namely restaurants and salons - start to re- open - you may feel like life is getting back to normal.

Doctor poland-vo-1 doctor poland-vo-3 but mayo clinic infectious disease expert doctor gregory poland is stressing the importance of protecting ourselves and others during this phase of the coronavirus pandemic.

He says the key is to keep taking the precautionary steps you've been taking for the last couple of months.xxx doctor poland-sot-1 doctor poland-sot-3 the social distancing, the respiratory etiquette, wearing a mask, the hand washing and sanitizer i think makes a lot of sense and it's been demonstrated to be very powerfully effective.

Doctor poland is also stressing the importance of letting science take the lead as we move the process forward.

We'll have that story for you coming up on kimt news three at five.

/ kimt at 5 tz-rdr-3 it's been a while since many of us have gotten our nails done and our hair cut-- but the day is finally here.

Coming up on kimt news three at five-- kimt news three's jessica bringe will show us what it reopening at 25 percent looks like.

Rayce tz-live-4 rayce tz-live-6 we've heard the doctors encouraging us to go slowly as we reopen the economy---- what are the economists saying?

I'm kimt news three's george mallet, checking in with an economics expert straight ahead.

Ia hurting-vo-2 two people are dead and a police officer was shot... following unrest overnight in davenport, iowa.

Ia hurting-vo-1 ia hurting-vo-3 police responded to more than 45 serious disturbance calls and dozens of confirmed reports of gunfire as more than one hundred people took to the streets to protest the death of george floyd-- multiple businesses were damaged and numerous arrests were made.

Mayor mike matson held an early morning press conference where he denounced the violence.

Ia hurting-sot-1 ia hurting-sot-2 i was there saturday and i stood with them and i will stand with those peaceful protestors.

But let me be clear, the incidents of this last night were not about promoting justice and they were not about honoring the memory of george floyd.

The mayor says he will be issuing a county-wide curfew...is requesting assistance from the iowa national guard.

Coronavirus reopening rayce hardy-intro-2 as the economic dial takes a dramatic turn forward today, major sectors of our economy are reopening.

As that happens though, there are a lot of questions.

That's why kimt news three's george mallet spent some time talking with an economic expert about what's next.

Rayce hardy-bmintro-2 rayce hardy-bmintro-3 katie i've spent a lot of time quoting dr.brian mcdonough of late.

As you all know---- the doctors are encouraging us to take reopening slow.

I spoke to economics instructor rayce hardy about the best practices going forward.

Rayce hardy-pkg-1 lowerthird2line coronavirus:rayce hardy economist i'm hoping that people don't leap in when things reopen i hope they step back in.

Rayce hardy-pkg-3 economics expert race hardy is encouraging us to take it slow as we reopen, but he remains disappointed restauranteurs won't be able to have any indoor dining.

I expected last week, the governor to say that indoor dining would be allowed and i think that hundreds of restaurants, probably more than hundreds of restaurants took measures to do that.

Now i'm not a hundred percent sure they were the right measures but they took measures, what they thought was the way to get back with some occupancy, whether it be twenty five percent or fifty percent occupancy and then when that psychologicall y, i think they anticipated it because everywhere around us, north dakota, south dakota, iowa, wisconsin, it was back to indoor dining.

Hardy isn't just an economist--- he pays attention south dakota, iowa, wisconsin, it was back to indoor dining.

Hardy isn't just an economist--- he pays attention to science--- and says if there were to be a resurgence of the virus--- it could deal another disastrous blow to our economy.

I think for the most part at least in minnesota the majority of people really honored the closer, the closures across the state in general i just don't feel that that's going to be the case a second time so i hope and pray we do not have a resurgence but science says if you don't do what you're supposed to do against a virus, the virus comes back, so which brings us back to hardy's belief that we need to ease back into a fully functioning economy----- he's less concerned about the supply they have people, extremely talented and experienced people working on those supply chains, so i'm not really concerned about that.

My concern is the general public and its demand side that they don't just leap in and start spending money indiscriminately purchasing things they don't need first of all and getting themselves into debt once again, but also the method that they purchase that they take that cautiously rayce hardy-bmtag-2 rayce hardy-bmtag-3 one of the things rayce is particularly concerned about is the overwhelming amount of debt we as individuals carry---- but he's also concerned about the debt carried by businesses.

It is a balancing act, because so much of our economy is dependent on our collective excess.

Thanks george.

Coming up at ten, rayce hardy talks about a sector of the economy he is extremely concerned about: agriculture.

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Salon tz-vo-1 lowerthirdbanner coronavirus:heading to the salon?

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