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In Baltimore, Batts finds allies for youth curfew

Earlier this year, Baltimore Police made rare use of its Twitter account to float a policy proposal: "We are thinking about moving the juvenile curfew time to 10 pm," the message read. "What do you think?" Within days, Police Commissioner Anthony Batts told residents at a community meeting that he had "stirred the pot" and was told to "leave [the idea] alone." Now, city officials have united around the idea of moving up the city's youth curfew. City Councilman Brandon Scott said Monday he will introduce legislation that could require children younger than 14 to be off the streets by 9 p.m., and he unveiled the idea with the support of Mayor...

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