New rules set in place to keep you and your family safe while attending Rice Festival

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With this year’s festival comes new rules in order to keep you safe.

The rice festival brings in around 200-thousand people over the weekend. With so many people attending, police are strictly enforcing new rules.

Officers say there is a 1-thousand dollar fine for people caught fighting.

You also have to wear a wristband if you want to purchase an alcoholic drink.

Another big concern is children getting lost. Police are recommending parents take full-length pictures of their children on smart phones right before coming to the festival.

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