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Jack Lepiarz

Production Assistant , WBUR

The son of a circus performer and an anthropology professor, Jack Lepiarz received his broadcasting degree from Emerson College, where he worked as an anchor, producer, and news director for WERS 88.9 FM.

He joined WBUR in the Spring of 2010, and maintains a healthy love for performing and the circus.

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Wynn Unveils New Design For Everett Casino

January 22, 2015
A new rendering of the proposed Wynn casino complex in Everett (Courtesy of Wynn Everett)

BOSTON — Wynn Resorts released a new design of its planned casino in Everett, featuring a bronze glass look similar to its existing casinos in Las Vegas.

Boston Releases Plan For Action On Climate Change

January 15, 2015
Rising tide floods Christopher Columbus Park next to Boston's Longwharf on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014.

BOSTON — The report calls for dozens of steps to both mitigate and prepare for the effects of climate change in the city.

Fine Reduced For Company Cited In Back Bay Blaze That Killed 2 Firefighters

January 13, 2015
March's Back Bay apartment fire killed two firefighters and left 13 others injured. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

BOSTON — Fines imposed by OSHA were reduced by $16,000 to $42,000, after D & J Iron Works appealed the violations.

City Reacts To Boston Receiving U.S. Bid For 2024 Summer Olympics

January 09, 2015
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, right, is presented with a tee shirt by Ralph Cox, an organizer pursuing an Olympics bid, during an event held to generate public interest in a 2024 Olympics bid for Boston, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, in Boston. (Steven Senne/AP)

BOSTON — City officials and citizens react to the U.S. Olympic Committee’s decision to nominate Boston over San Francisco, Los Angeles and Washington D.C. to host the Summer Olympics in 2024.

A Look Back At Casino News In 2014

December 26, 2014

BOSTON — WBUR reporter Jack Lepiarz discusses the important decisions made for casinos in Massachusetts this year.

Pilot Program Would Give Some Students Discounted MBTA Passes

December 11, 2014
An MBTA train pulls into a stop on Commonweath Avenue near Boston University. (Elise Amendola/AP)

BOSTON — A trial program would offer monthly T passes at 1/3 their normal rate for teens in Boston and Chelsea, coupled with possible discounts for area college students.

Mass. Regulators Approve Pilot To Limit Casino Betting

December 04, 2014

BOSTON — The first-in-the-nation program allows gamblers to set their own betting limits. There are, however, details that remain unaddressed.

Hundreds Pack Meeting In Roxbury On Ferguson

November 26, 2014
A young protester addresses delivers his thoughts on Ferguson at a packed meeting in a Roxbury church. (Joe Spurr/WBUR)

BOSTON — Hundreds of people turned out to vent frustrations over perceived unfair treatment by police toward minorities, while also searching for solutions.

Mass. Casino Operators Push Back On Proposed Gambling Limits

November 20, 2014

BOSTON — Designed to target those at risk of becoming compulsive gamblers, the program would be the first of its kind in the U.S. But state casino operators appear skeptical.

N.E. Fishermen Gain Small Change In New Cod Fishing Rules

November 20, 2014

BOSTON — The New England Fishery Management Council has rejected a motion that would have effectively closed all waters from Cape Cod to Portland, Maine. Instead, it has opted for smaller, targeted closures.

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