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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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Nye County GOP chairman’s conspiracy letter attracts criticism

The lengthy letter sent to the committee’s membership from Chairman Chris Zimmerman claimed, among other things, that President Donald Trump would serve four more years, accused Vice President Mike Pence of treason and blamed Antifa for the invasion on the Capitol last week.

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