Tigua casino staying open for now
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The Tigua Tribe of Texas won't have to shut down its casino on Friday as previously ordered, thanks to intervention by a higher power.

A federal judge had ordered the Speaking Rock Casino near El Paso to be shut down by November 30. But the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday granted the tribe a stay and set a court date of January 9 to hear the matter.

Local oficials residents have rallied behind the casino, saying it helps the economy.

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Texas Tribe Wins Stay to Operate Casino (AP 11/28)

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Office of Attorney General, Texas -

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