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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

Pilot Program Would Give Some Students Discounted MBTA Passes

December 11, 2014
An MBTA train pulls into a stop on Commonweath Avenue near Boston University. (Elise Amendola/AP)

BOSTON — A trial program would offer monthly T passes at 1/3 their normal rate for teens in Boston and Chelsea, coupled with possible discounts for area college students.

Mass. Regulators Approve Pilot To Limit Casino Betting

December 04, 2014

BOSTON — The first-in-the-nation program allows gamblers to set their own betting limits. There are, however, details that remain unaddressed.

Hundreds Pack Meeting In Roxbury On Ferguson

November 26, 2014
A young protester addresses delivers his thoughts on Ferguson at a packed meeting in a Roxbury church. (Joe Spurr/WBUR)

BOSTON — Hundreds of people turned out to vent frustrations over perceived unfair treatment by police toward minorities, while also searching for solutions.

Mass. Casino Operators Push Back On Proposed Gambling Limits

November 20, 2014

BOSTON — Designed to target those at risk of becoming compulsive gamblers, the program would be the first of its kind in the U.S. But state casino operators appear skeptical.

N.E. Fishermen Gain Small Change In New Cod Fishing Rules

November 20, 2014

BOSTON — The New England Fishery Management Council has rejected a motion that would have effectively closed all waters from Cape Cod to Portland, Maine. Instead, it has opted for smaller, targeted closures.

Regulators Slash Cod Quotas For 2015

November 19, 2014

NEWPORT, R.I. — Federal regulators voted Tuesday to slash catch limits for cod in the Gulf of Maine, a move fishermen say is based on faulty science.

Boston Marine Remembers Battle Of Fallujah 10 Years Later

November 07, 2014
Chris Lessard (Courtesy Chris Lessard)

BOSTON — Ten years after the second Battle of Fallujah — the deadliest battle for US forces in Iraq — one Boston-area marine says he’s proud he served. He says his experience overseas is helping him help veterans today.

Voters Keep Casinos In Mass.

November 05, 2014

EVERETT, Mass. — Voters overwhelmingly rejected a ballot question that would have repealed the state’s casino law.

Boston Residents Gather To Say Goodbye To Former Mayor Menino

November 03, 2014

BOSTON — Boston residents had one last chance to pay their respects to former Mayor Thomas Menino Monday. They lined the route of his procession through the city, and gathered to watch the funeral service broadcast on a large screen on City Hall Plaza.

Thousands Say Goodbye To Menino At Faneuil

November 02, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, and Angela Menino, widow of former Boston Mayor Tom Menino, stand at the casket as Menino lies in state at Faneuil Hall. (Suzanne Kreiter (AP Photo/The Boston Globe)

BOSTON — A line of mourners stretched around the block before doors had even opened for a public memorial to the former mayor, who died last week.

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