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BOTTINEAU — The mother of two boys killed by a drunken driver last summer was cited for DUI after rolling her car last weekend, just days after she and her husband stood behind Gov. Jack Dalrymple as he signed a bill strengthening the state’s impaired driving penalties.
BISMARCK — With three families who have lost loved ones in the past year standing behind him, North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed a law Monday he says a clear message: “Driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs is a very serious offense and will not be tolerated.”
A Dickinson man who suffered serious injuries in a one-vehicle, alcohol-related crash Friday near Spearfish, S.D., was charged with vehicular homicide, DUI 2nd offense and careless driving, authorities said.
BISMARCK — House lawmakers shot down two attempts Thursday to fund the Tobacco Prevention and Control Advisory Committee. Senate Bill 2024 was defeated by one vote, and an attempt to reconsider it later did not garner enough support.
North Dakotans love their beer. A 2012 study by the Beer Institute ranked the state the nation’s No. 2 consumer of beer, falling only behind New Hampshire. Imbibing patrons at Player’s Sports Bar and Grill in Dickinson tend to choose beer over other drinks, said general manager Wayne Rau.
BISMARCK — Penalties for drunk driving may soon be ramped up. The Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed House Bill 1302, which significantly enhances the penalties, provides funding for education on the effects of binge drinking and incentivizes sobriety, said Sen. Kelly Armstrong, R-Dickinson.
BISMARCK — Relatives of a West Fargo family killed last July when their vehicle was struck by a drunken driver going the wrong way on Interstate 94 will be featured in a statewide advertising campaign beginning this week.
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