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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

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 — Voters overwhelmingly rejected a ballot question that would have repealed the state’s casino law.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

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.

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