by Scott Neuffer

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January 3, 2013
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New year full of economic opportunity and peril

The economy of 2013 is a hillside rising from the trenches of recession, full of opportunity and growth.

But, as local business leaders know all too well, the new year is also a political minefield.

"Going into 2013, every statement needs a qualifier about what they will do to us or for us in Washington and Carson City," said Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Bill Chernock.

Case in point: despite a last-minute deal in Washington on Tuesday making a majority of Bush-era tax cuts permanent (on incomes less than $400,000), the federal debt still looms near or above …

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