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Jen Austin is the host of the afternoon drive show on Mix 106, from 2 to 7pm every weekday. After a brief stint on Mix 106 in 2009, she's back in the Treasure Valley, entertaining listeners with interesting tidbits about fitness and exercise, relationships, and workplace experiences, and all the latest celebrity and pop culture news as Mix listeners wind down their day. Jen was born and raised in the rural town of Elwood, Nebraska. She went to college at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, and that's where Jen got her start in radio at country station KZKX. Jen continued in country radio at KASE in Austin, TX before moving to work at a network of stations that sent her shows to markets including Lubbock, Amarillo, Corpus Christi and Tyler, TX; as well as Jackson, MS, Lawton, OK, Baton Rouge, LA and more.
Jen Austin - Townsquare Media
Jen Austin - Townsquare Media
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Back-to-School Is Great, Unless You’re the Baby Sibling

If you're three years old and you've spent the entire summer playing with your older sisters, the first day of school is a rude awakening!

Big sisters pack up their backpacks, march out the door in their fancy new sneakers, brag about getting to see old friends and make new ones, and you're left behind with Mama.

Now what?

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Idaho Gets Rid of Mile Marker 420 So Stoners Don’t Swipe It

Milepost 420 on a stretch of highway near Coeur d'Alene is gone --  taken down by the transportation department -- to keep marijuana enthusiasts from stealing it.  Idaho is not alone dealing with the missing 420 signs.  Two other states are having issues too.

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Can You Run With a Broken Toe? Runners Are a Stubborn Bunch.

Maybe running just isn't your thing and you think all runners are crazy. Perhaps.

I read that runners spend about a third of their time complaining about or running through pain, but they keep going.  In Boise we're getting ready for FitOne, and I'm just nutty enough to train for it on a broken toe.  Join me?

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