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Mosby: New program gives nonviolent offenders a second chance

Mosby: New program gives nonviolent offenders a second chance

A group of first-time felony drug offenders will get the chance for a clean slate and job training under a new program that Baltimore's top prosecutor said will ease a cycle of incarceration and unemployment. The Aim to B'More program for people convicted of nonviolent crimes will place 30 participants on three years of probation. State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby's office will help expunge their records if they complete the program, which also requires community service, a five-month internship and finding employment. Mosby said young people seeking "instant gratification" don't always realize that a felony conviction on their record can prevent them...

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