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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

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.

Boston Activists Voice Concerns Over Gaza Conflict

July 18, 2014
Pro-Palestinian demonstrators march in front of Boston Public Library on Thursday.

BOSTON — Concerns among Boston activists are growing ahead of an Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip–highlighted by two protests in the Boston area Thursday.

Hurricane Arthur Forces Long-Running Boston Tradition To Begin, End Early

July 04, 2014

Not only was the annual July 4th celebration on the Esplanade held a day early, it was also abbreviated.

Boston’s Request To Delay Casino Decision Is Denied

July 02, 2014

BOSTON — Boston Mayor Marty Walsh had sought a delay in the licensing process until after a ballot referendum to repeal the state’s gambling law.

Chanting, Flag-Clad Fans Pack Boston City Hall Plaza For U.S. Match

June 26, 2014

Thousands packed City Hall Plaza for a viewing party for the U.S.-Germany World Cup match.

Boston’s 7th And 8th Graders To Ride MBTA To School Under New City Budget

June 25, 2014

BOSTON — The cost-cutting measure was part of Mayor Martin Walsh’s first schools budget, which the City Council passed Wednesday on a 7-6 vote.

Suffolk Downs Hopes For ‘Pot Of Gold’: A Casino License

June 06, 2014
Suffolk Downs, seen here in this 2007 file photo, is the last thoroughbred racetrack in New England. But this may be its final year in operation. (Lisa Poole/AP)

BOSTON — Boston’s Suffolk Downs, the last thoroughbred racetrack in New England, says it needs a casino license to stave off closure.

Jared Remy Pleads Guilty To Killing Girlfriend

May 28, 2014

BOSTON — What makes the story even more tragic is that the Middlesex County district attorney is now acknowledging her office mishandled Jared Remy.

Boston Reviewing Legal Options After Gaming Commission Vote

May 09, 2014

BOSTON — Boston Mayor Marty Walsh plans to meet with city attorneys Friday after the Massachusetts Gaming Commission ruled that Boston residents will not get to vote on two casino proposals in neighboring Everett and Revere.

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