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Is The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas For Sale?
The HOA: Help Or Headache?
Gillespie On Bundy, Officer Shootings
Reno: News From The North
No Way Any Convention Is Coming To Las Vegas
Bundyfest: It Could Happen
Reid Vs. Heller On Bundy Standoff
Lowden Embraces Changing Senate Elections
The State Of The Clark County School District
Reno A Frontrunner For Tesla Plant
States Look At Marijuana Laws
Gut Feeling: What We Learned From The Hadza About Digestion
Missing Out On A High School Diploma
The Progressive Bluegrass Sounds Of The Infamous Stringdusters
Why Don't We Know Who's Behind the Kelly Cheating Scandal?
Las Vegas City Council Votes For Horse-Drawn Carriages
Utah Keeps 'Utes' As Mascot
The Good Foods Of Lent
Robert Coover And The Return Of The Brunists
How Safe Is Your Food?
Castro And Patrick Spar Over Immigration
Boycott Las Vegas Say Social Conservatives
Behind The Bundy Ranch Standoff
Can 'Serious' Reading Happen Online?
Lynne Jasames On Why 'It's Okay To Cry'
BASE Jumping: The Allure And The Danger
Anti-Government Protesters Win Round Against BLM
Tax Advice For The Alternative Economy
The Secret History Of Las Vegas

Are Las Vegans Optimistic about their Future
Are Las Vegans Optimistic about their Future

AIR DATE: April 2, 2012

Las Vegas has one of the highest rates of foreclosures.  It also has one of the highest rates of unemployment.  After a decade of unmitigated growth, Las Vegas is staggering along, experiencing slower recovery than most of the country.  Thousands of people have left the state for better opportunities.  And yet, transients continue to find their way here.  Are Las Vegans, whether recently transplanted here or long time residents, optimistic by nature?  Is this recession testing our will beyond our limits?
Patrick Coolican, columnist, LV Sun
Guy Rocha, retired Nevada State Archivist
Dirk Vermin, tattoo artist, Pussykat Tattoo

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"Oh lord, please let there be just one more real estate boom here in Las Vegas, and I promise that this time I won't piss it away"
FredMar 28, 2012 10:58:57 AM
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