Emily Boyer

Morning Edition Host/Reporter

Emily Boyer is the Morning Edition host for Tri States Public Radio. She can be heard on-air from 5 to 9 weekdays.

A Florida native, Emily now enjoys calling Illinois home. Emily has a bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting from Eastern Kentucky University. While a student at Eastern, Emily began her radio broadcasting career as a reporter and host of the Weekend Edition on WEKU.FM. She also worked at public radio stations KUNC, in Greeley, CO, and Iowa Public Radio.

Emily discovered her love for news and broadcasting in elementary school while serving as the sports reporter for Eagle Eye TV News. During her free afternoons, Emily enjoys naps, golfing and eating dinner around 4:00pm.

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A study will determine whether a historic site in Pike County will become a national park.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

Guadalajara Bar and Grill on East Jackson St. in Macomb was closed for 72-hours over the weekend after failing a surprise, routine health inspection Thursday.

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The Warren County Health Department has secured enough money to open a dental clinic to serve low-income children.

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Flu shots are recommended for everyone over the age of 6 months and especially encouraged for children, the elderly, and pregnant women.

TSPR's Rich Egger

Illinois lawmakers are considering whether to continue allowing same-day voter registration. 

It looks like Illinois lawmakers will allow the temporary higher income tax rate to expire January 1.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

It’s been about 18 months since the EagleView dental clinic in Macomb closed. Since then, Medicaid recipients have been without a dental provider in McDonough County.

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A phenomenon known as "Retrospective Voting" appears to have been at play when Bruce Rauner was elected governor of Illinois over incumbent Pat Quinn.

TSPR'S Rich Egger

McDonough District Hospital will no longer handle dining and housekeeping services in-house.

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Many people across the country, and right here in the Tri-States region, took time on Veterans Day to honor the men and women who have served their country.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

McDonough County reduced its funding to the Health Department in 2010.

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Lane Evans passed away Wednesday night after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.  He was 63.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

Macomb Mayor Mike Inman said there are currently 11 economic development projects in the works.

TSPR'S Rich Egger

McDonough District Hospital hopes to now be better prepared to respond to an emergency.

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President Jack Thomas said WIU should have a seat at the table when it comes to business recruitment efforts for Macomb.

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