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Prosecutors oppose third prison delay for Ronnie Gilley

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    A federal prosecutor says he's opposed to Country Crossing casino developer Ronnie Gilley getting a third delay on reporting to prison.
    Justice Department prosecutor Kendall Day filed papers September 25th saying the department opposes another delay for medical reasons. Day says the prison system can provide Gilley with post-operative care he may require.
    Gilley was originally set to report to prison August 27th to serve more than six years for offering bribes.  A judge delayed the reporting date until September 24th to allow Gilley to have surgery.  The date was then pushed back to October 9th to allow recovery time.  Now prosecutors are balking at Agilely's request for an additional 106 days.
    The type of surgery has not been disclosed.


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