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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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4 Key Moments From Day 2 At The Marathon Bombing Trial

March 05, 2015
In this courtroom sketch, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, center, is depicted between defense attorneys Miriam Conrad, left, and Judy Clarke, right, during his federal death penalty trial Thursday. (Jane Flavell Collins/AP)

Among those to testify was Jeff Bauman, who lost both his legs in the bombing, and Bill Richard, the father of the youngest victim.

Testimony Begins In Boston Marathon Bombings Trial

March 04, 2015

Jurors in the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev won’t even have to consider whether there’s reasonable doubt Tsarnaev committed the crime.

Highway Chief DePaola Named Interim MBTA GM

February 25, 2015
A Red Line train departs South Station. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Frank DePaola will replace the outgoing Beverly Scott, who is due to resign on April 11.

Facing 100 Inches Of Snow, Boston Looks North For Snow Removal Lessons

February 25, 2015
Snow removal operations in Montreal. (Doug Caribb/Flickr)

One hundred inches of snow is not unheard of in Montreal, where city workers not only plow roads, but physically remove snow from streets and sidewalks.

Despite MassDOT Board’s Support, MBTA Head Beverly Scott Steps Down

February 12, 2015

MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott submitted a letter of resignation yesterday, just hours after the transportation department board of directors had given her its support.

With Widespread Delays, MBTA’s Long-Standing Issues Come Into Focus

February 04, 2015
A Green Line trolley runs down Commonwealth Avenue in Boston last week. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

MBTA officials and some observers say Tuesday’s system-wide delays are a result of years of under-investment.

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)

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.

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)

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)

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.

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