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State lawmakers considering tougher penalties for driving on roads closed by snowstorms

By Dave Thompson

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Bismarck, ND – A Senate committee is considering a bill to raise the penalty for drivers who go around barriers after the road's been closed because of a snowstorm. As Prairie Public's Dave Thompson reports, that penalty is a 20-dollar fine.