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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.
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Wanna Be Happier? Do These Things

I love it when the experts get it all figured out and break it down into a few easy steps for us.  Happiness seems so easy to come by when they spell it out, but even those in the worst of funks might be able to gain some bright sides from it so I thought I'd share. 

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You’ll Never Guess What Service Idaho Googles the Most

When you start typing something in the search box, Google thinks it knows what you're about to say and it fills in the blank for you, right?  The auto-fills come from what's most popular.  In Idaho, it's a surprise to learn what medical procedure we're searching for the most.  

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March Madness is a Huge Time Suck at Work, and Maybe That’s Okay

You've probably seen the headlines about March Madness, and how employers are faced with dilemmas about whether to ban basketball-watching and bracket-checking at the office or just let it slide.  People are gonna check scores anyway right?  I mean we've got our smart phones.  Seems like a losing battle.  One Linkedin blogger says bosses should go ahead and embrace the Madness.

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This Is What Happens When You Mix Coke and Milk

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This video is up to 4.2 million views now on Youtube.  My first thought was that things would probably get volatile and explode when milk and Coke are combined, but what actually happens is surprising.  And kinda gross!

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