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By Kristena Hansen The Associated Press

Plan for federal wolf delisting clears US House

PORTLAND, Ore. — As the battle over Oregon’s recent delisting of the grey wolf as endangered is waged in a courtroom, the state’s lone Republican congressman helped convince the House to approve a plan to remove all protections for the species at the federal level.

The proposal cleared the chamber Wednesday with a 223-201 vote and now heads to the Senate,