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Mick Akers

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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Final Four coming to Las Vegas

The Final Four is the latest major event announced to take place at Allegiant Stadium. The NFL Pro Bowl was played there this year and will again take place there in 2023. The Super Bowl is slated to take place at the stadium in 2024.

 
I-15/Trop revamping is about to get serious

As the $305 million revamp of the Interstate 15-Tropicana interchange rolls along, motorists who routinely travel through the area need to stay up to date on the latest happenings.

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