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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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September Is The Most Popular Month For Birthdays

If you're taking the kids to birthday parties every other day this month it's not surprising. There are more birthdays in September than in any other month.  It has something to do with the um.... festive feelings around the holidays in December it appears.  My birthday is next Wednesday.  Yep!

Where does Idaho rank on the list of the best states to have a baby?

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Boise State Has A Breakfast Kickoff This Saturday

I love football so much I just may blog about it every week.  Last Sunday I had business meetings all day for something else I'm involved with, and I won't bore you with the story but it was NFL opening Sunday!  What in the heck were the organizers thinking?  That's chip and dip and scream-at-the-TV time, not time to think intelligent thoughts and be "on."  But I digress

Boise State plays on the east coast this weekend at Noon Eastern, which is 10am Mountain.  Are you having pancakes at your football watching party?  Wow!

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Katy Perry Keeps Inspiring

I've mentioned my love and admiration for Katy Perry before, and she's at it again with some inspiration for us gals.

Do you ever feel like you've intimidated other people a little, whether it's a guy, a boss, or an acquaintance?  Katy Perry feels that way.  And here's what she does with it.

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Tis The Season For Pumpkin Spice

I love the fall!  It's football, cool weather, tailgating food, and we start flavoring everything with pumpkin spice.  Yum!

Starbucks is already out with the Pumpkin Spice Latte, and I've already had one or three.  There's something else coming out by the end of the month that I wouldn't imagine needing the pumpkin spice flavor and it doesn't on a normal day.  But it might be tasty.

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Lisa Kudrow Is Coming Back

We see a lot of Jennifer Aniston and Courtney Cox these days, mostly hanging out in Mexico on BFF vacations, but what about the third beloved friend?  I love them all.

Lisa Kudrow is coming back to TV in a show called The Comeback.  And if you think the name sounds familiar, here's why.

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