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A Dane County judge is expected to decide this afternoon whether state wildlife officials must ban training for wolf hunting dogs.

A coalition of humane societies has accused the state Department of Natural Resources of failing to adopt restrictions on dogs in this fall's wolf hunt, creating the potential for deadly dog-wolf fights. The group wants Judge Peter C. Anderson to issue a temporary injunction barring the DNR from issuing wolf permits unless the agency notifies hunters they can't train dogs to hunt the animals.

DNR officials maintain such an order would effectively halt the wolf hunt because they don't have enough time to add dog restrictions to the permits before the hunt begins in October.

Anderson is expected to rule on the injunction Friday afternoon.

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