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Mick Akers

Sports Business and Transportation reporter
Twitter: @Mickakers

Mick joined the Las Vegas Review-Journal as transportation reporter in November 2018. He previously worked at the Las Vegas Sun covering a variety of beats including transportation, business, gaming, and city and county government. Prior to that, he worked at the Pahrump Valley Times, where he was named the Nevada Press Association’s Outstanding Journalist in the intermediate category for his coverage of the Lamar Odom brothel overdose situation, rural healthcare and more. Mick was born in Texas but grew up in Las Vegas, attending UNLV’s Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies where he was a member of the Kappa Tau Alpha National Journalism Society.  

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Firm offers free land if Oakland A’s relocate to Summerlin

The Howard Hughes Corp. — which owns the A’s Triple-A affiliate, the Las Vegas Aviators, and their home, the Las Vegas Ballpark — says it is willing to provide the Major League Baseball team land in Summerlin, at no charge.

Robotaxis coming to Las Vegas in 2023

Autonomous vehicle company Motional will begin offering fully driverless rides in Las Vegas via the Lyft app in 2023, marking the first such public offering in the state.

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