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SILVERSPOT BUTTERFLY CAPTIVE BREEDING
PORTLAND, Ore. — Conservationists have successfully bred the extremely rare Oregon silverspot butterfly in captivity, a potential breakthrough for saving a species that once was found in coastal regions from California to British Columbia but is now reduced to five isolated populations, the Oregon Zoo said. SENT: 280 words.
OREGON FOSTER CARE REPORT
PORTLAND, Ore. — A 2-year-old Medford boy who was shot to death by a parent was determined to be safe weeks after the child had already vanished, according to a new state report detailed in The Oregonian/OregonLive on Wednesday. SENT: 580 words.
—POLICE DEADLY FORCE: DA: Officer justified in fatal ramming of man with car.
—WHEELCHAIR FALL LAWSUIT: $2.8M suit filed over wheelchair-bound boy’s fall at school.
The AP-Portland, Ore.