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NIAGARA FALLS - Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the city’s credit rating and given it a stable outlook, in large part because of this summer’s resolution of the dispute between the Seneca Nation of Indians and the state over revenue from Seneca Niagara Casino.

The Falls, whose liquidity was restored through the deal, now has a “Baa2” rating, up from “Baa3,” and no longer has a negative outlook, Moody’s announced Tuesday.

The move means it will likely cost the city less when it borrows money, and it will be easier to borrow when it tries to do so. The credit agency last downgraded the city’s rating in May.