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New Year, New Las Vegas Optimism?

We’ve swept up the confetti,  cleared the beer bottles from The Strip. Hopefully the hangover is long gone and you’re looking into the blank slate of this new year.

What's the new year hold for us, as Nevadans emerging from the abyss of the recession? We check in with some long-time Las Vegas residents to take stock of where we've been and where we're going -- and to sneer at all those worst-of lists Nevada keeps dominating.

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Joe Schoenmann joined Nevada Public Radio in 2014. He works with a talented team of producers at State of Nevada who explore the casino industry, sports, politics, public health and everything in between.