Warm Springs gets approval to move new casino

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WARM SPRINGS, Ore. (AP) -- A Warm Springs tribal casino is moving to a new busier location on U.S. Highway 26 in January.

Tribal leaders say the location will draw more people, traffic and millions more in revenues. The new casino replaces the existing one at the remote Kah-Nee-Ta Resort.

The Oregonian newspaper reports (http://bit.ly/ti2U5F ) the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs received final approval for the deal last month.

Tribal leaders say the move is temporary. They want to open an off-reservation casino near Portland in Cascade Locks, which has been blocked.