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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.

Recent stories

For Victorious Wynn Casino, Some Heavy Lifting Remains

September 17, 2014
Wynn Senior Vice President Robert DeSalvio, center, looks on as James McHugh, left, signs a licensing agreement in favor of a Wynn casino Wednesday. (Charles Krupa/AP)

BOSTON — Even after winning the Greater Boston casino license, Wynn Resorts has a lot to resolve before it can open in late 2017.

Gaming Commission Proposes New Traffic Mitigation Requirement

September 16, 2014

BOSTON — On Tuesday the state gaming commission resumes deliberations over awarding the Greater Boston casino license and finds out whether there are still two applicants.

Newcomer Moulton, 35, Topples Rep. Tierney In 6th District

September 10, 2014
Seth Moulton delivers his victory speech Tuesday night. (Joe Spurr/WBUR)

SALEM, Mass. — Former Marine Seth Moulton became the first person to unseat an incumbent through a primary challenge in Massachusetts in 22 years, ousting embattled Congressman John Tierney.

Decision Time For Casino Panel: Mohegan Sun Or Wynn?

September 08, 2014
A rendering of the proposed Mohegan Sun casino at Suffolk Downs in Revere, left, and of the proposed Wynn Harbor Park in Everett (Courtesy of the gambling companies)

BOSTON — Two companies are competing for the sole Greater Boston casino license. Mohegan Sun is seeking to fit into the community, while Wynn Resorts wants to create an international destination.

Journalist Held In Syria For 22 Months Returns Home To Cambridge

August 27, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Peter Theo Curtis, who was freed by a Syrian extremist group last weekend, made his first public statement Wednesday since his release.

Woman Killed During Dorchester Parade Dedicated Her Life To Children

August 25, 2014

BOSTON — Dawnn Jaffier, 26, was a volunteer at City Year, the Boys & Girls Club and worked with the nonprofit school program Playworks.

Tornado Leaves Destructive Path In Revere

July 29, 2014

REVERE, Mass. — A major clean up project is underway in Revere after the city was hit early Monday by a tornado.

Tornado Touches Down In Revere

July 28, 2014

REVERE, Mass. — No injuries were reported, but there is plenty of property damage in the city of Revere following a surprise tornado that touched down there Monday morning.

Shelves Empty As Market Basket Employees Bring Dispute To Stores

July 23, 2014
Eight workers were fired over the weekend because the company said “their actions continued to harm the company, negatively impacted customers, and inhibited associates’ ability to perform their jobs.” (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

BOSTON — In their first statement since the weekend, the two new Market Basket CEOs urged employees to return their focus to the “customers, their needs and expectations.”

Mass. Transportation Officials Watch Congress For Highway Funding

July 18, 2014

BOSTON — The Federal Highway Trust fund reimburses states for road construction projects and helps support about 10,000 jobs in Massachusetts.

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