Protests Continue Despite Curfews Across The Country

Updated at 11:56 p.m. ET Protesters raw, sad and angry, over the killing of George Floyd, and the disproportionately high number of black Americans who face injustice, violence and death, filled the streets again on Tuesday. Mostly peaceful throughout the day, the demonstrators faced police officers, National Guard troops and other forces. President Trump called New York protesters "lowlifes and losers," in a tweet posted Tuesday. Demonstrators throughout the country showed up, even in...

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Hundreds gathered for a march honoring George Floyd in Norman Tuesday afternoon.

The peaceful march started on a bridge overlooking Interstate 35 and headed east on Main Street before veering off to gather in front of the Norman Police Department.

The marchers ⁠— mostly young people ⁠— called for justice and fair practices from police.

Seventeen-year-old Norman North High School students Aiden Walker and King Eflim said it was important to make sure people in the city could see them marching with Black Lives Matter signs.

After years of incendiary comments on race and other issues that lost him the support of many Republican Party leaders, conservative Iowa Rep. Steve King has lost his bid for reelection to a primary challenge by GOP state Sen. Randy Feenstra, the Associated Press projects.

Updated at 11:56 p.m. ET

Protesters raw, sad and angry, over the killing of George Floyd, and the disproportionately high number of black Americans who face injustice, violence and death, filled the streets again on Tuesday.

Mostly peaceful throughout the day, the demonstrators faced police officers, National Guard troops and other forces.

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Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt announced Tuesday the state has tested every nursing home and long-term care facility with a positive case of the coronavirus.

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KOSU is continuing to cover the developing story around coronavirus in Oklahoma. Bookmark this page for the latest updates.

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The Oklahoma City Fraternal Order of Police declared their support for city police chief Wade Gourley Tuesday after Black Lives Matter activists demanded the chief's resignation.

The police union believes Gourley didn’t do anything wrong in his handling of the police response to protesters demanding reform. The union president, John George, says police were justified in using tear gas, rubber bullets and other weapons against protesters.

Facing a pandemic that continues to spread through the United States and protests nationwide over the killing of another black man at the hands of police, voters headed to the polls Tuesday in more than half a dozen states.

It's a primary election date that was already going to be a challenge for election officials due to health concerns, even before nationwide unrest led to curfew orders in conflict with polling place hours in some places.

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Five more Oklahomans have died due to COVID-19, increasing the state's death toll to 339. The deaths occurred between May 11 and May 30. The deaths reported Tuesday include:

The plaza between St. John's Church and Lafayette Park was full of people nonviolently protesting police brutality late Monday afternoon when U.S. Park Police and National Guard troops, with the use of tear gas, suddenly started pushing them away for no apparent reason.

And then it became clear.

It's the week of June 2, 2020 and here's the new music being played on The Spy. This week includes Ray LaMontagne's latest single, Salt Lake City band Choir Boy's new album, the first single of 2020 by Cigarettes After Sex, and so much more.

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