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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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At City Hall, Menino Remembered As ‘A Giant’

October 30, 2014

BOSTON — Those who worked closest with former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, who died Thursday at 71 after a battle with cancer, are remembering him as someone who worked tirelessly for the people.

Coakley, Baker Go On Offensive In Latest Debate

October 28, 2014

WORCESTER, Mass. — With the election just one week away now, the Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates are turning on the heat.

You Can Now Track The Location Of Above-Ground Green Line Trolleys

October 23, 2014
An MBTA train pulls into a stop on Commonweath Avenue near Boston University. (Elise Amendola/AP)

BOSTON — The MBTA is working to add arrival time predictions within the next two months and expects to be able to track underground trains next year.

Revere Sues Gaming Commission Over Casino License Rejection

October 16, 2014

BOSTON — The suit accuses the commission of giving Wynn Resorts, which was awarded the casino license for the Boston area, preferential treatment.

Fairmount Line To Add Weekend Service, Maintain Lower Fares

October 16, 2014
In this 2011 file photo, a commuter train leaves the MBTA station in Andover. (AP)

BOSTON — Further into the future, the MBTA will add specialized rail cars that allow for more frequent service on weekends and during midday hours, when there is less demand.

Ballot Question 3: Voters Decide Casino Fate

October 16, 2014
Slot machines (AP)

BOSTON — If passed, Question 3 would repeal the state’s 2011 gambling law.

Automatic Gas Tax Increases? Inside Ballot Question 1

October 14, 2014
Dana Ripley, of Winthrop, fills the gas tank of his truck at a service station in Andover on Sept. 30. In Ballot Question 1, Massachusetts voters will have the opportunity to keep or repeal an automated yearly increase of the state gasoline tax. (Charles Krupa/AP)

BOSTON — Opponents of a new state law to raise the gas tax in line with inflation say it amounts to taxation without representation. Supporters say it raises vitally needed revenue to fix the state’s infrastructure.

Logan Airport Is Ready To Handle Possible Ebola Cases, Officials Say

October 08, 2014

BOSTON — Officials say Logan has a detailed infectious disease detection and response plan that has been in place for years, and that it’s being used as a model for other U.S. airports now taking precautions.

3 Owners Of Everett Casino Land Are Indicted

October 02, 2014
The site of a former chemical plant in Everett where Steve Wynn is planing to develop a casino is seen in 2012. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/AP)

BOSTON — Charles Lightbody, Dustin DeNunzio and Anthony Gattineri have been indicted for concealing Lightbody’s stake in a parcel of land that is to be sold to Wynn Resorts.

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.

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