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Jack Lepiarz

Reporter , 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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Around Boston, Acts Of Service Commemorate 2 Years Since Marathon Bombing

April 15, 2015
Six-year-old Jaslene Oyola, of Roxbury, hangs a butterfly in honor of the victims. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Mayor Walsh declared April 15 One Boston Day, intending it to be a day for Bostonians to show the resiliency and generosity people showed on the day of the bombing. The acts of kindness took many forms.

Marathon Bombing Victims Set Up Charities To ‘Pay It Forward’

April 13, 2015
Boston Marathon bombing survivor Heather Abbott speaks during an interview at her home in Newport, R.I., in December 2014. For Abbott, who lost her left leg, One Fund Boston helped cover the costly prosthetics that allowed her to reclaim some degree of normalcy. (Elise Amendola/AP)

Survivors of the bombings received help affording costly medical procedures from the One Fund. And today, several survivors have established funds and foundations to pass along the kindness they’ve received and help others.

Boston Bombing Survivors Mixed On Death Penalty For Tsarnaev

April 09, 2015

Many survivors say Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s conviction brings them closure. However, they have mixed feelings on whether he should receive life in prison or the death penalty.

4 Key Moments From Tsarnev Trial Closing Arguments

April 06, 2015

Jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial on Monday heard closing arguments from the prosecution and the defense. Deliberations are set to begin Tuesday.

Key Moments From Day 16 Of Tsarnaev Trial: The Defense Rests

March 31, 2015

After calling only four witnesses, the defense rested its case Tuesday in the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Closing statements are scheduled for Monday.

Key Moments From Day 15: Tsarnaev Defense Begins Presenting Its Case

March 30, 2015

Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors heard grisly testimony about the injuries sustained by the victims killed in the bombing. Attention now turns to the defense.

Key Moments Day 14 Of Tsarnaev Trial Testimony: How The Bombs Were Built

March 26, 2015

Testimony in the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Thursday focused on how the bombs used on Boylston Street and in Watertown were built.

Key Moments From Day 13: GPS Data Links Sale Of Pressure Cookers To Tsarnaev Brothers

March 25, 2015

Much of testimony Wednesday in the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev focused on how investigators used GPS data to link the sale of pressure cookers in Saugus to the Tsarnaev brothers.

4 Key Moments From Day 12: A Look At Some Of Tsarnaev’s UMass Records

March 24, 2015

Jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial heard more testimony Tuesday about the weapons used in Watertown, and about some of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s school records from UMass Dartmouth.

Key Moments From Day 11 Of Tsarnaev Trial Testimony: Terrorism Expert Testifies

March 23, 2015

Jurors in the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Monday heard more testimony about the contents of Tsarnaev’s computer and from a terrorism expert.

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