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Jen Austin

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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Netflix Lets Us Delete Some Stuff Now

If you have Netflix, one of the things you see when you bring up your account is a "recently viewed section."  So if your husband thinks you're watching chick flicks all day and you're secretly salivating over old Brad Pitt movies, he's gonna find out about it.

Netflix is changing things, and your secrets will be safe now.

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A Birthday Girl Who Doesn’t Eat Cake, And Other Random Thoughts

Well here it is...my birthday, and the reason 9 and 17 are my favorite numbers.

Birthdays are good excuses to measure progress and set new goals I think, kind of like New Year's Eve only I'm the only one who's doing it today.  Unless you're a Virgo too, and in that case you're probably making your own thoughtful list, you independent, analytical, reliable, observant, perfectionst, you.  Happy Birthday to you.

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There’s No Such Thing As Comfort Food?

Do you pack snacks for work?  I do.  But mine are boring right now since I'm going without wheat/gluten and soy for the time being, but pizza would normally be my favorite comfort food.  Do you have one?  Mac and cheese? Peach cobbler with vanilla ice cream?

The number one comfort food is chocolate.  But does it really comfort us?

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Liking An Instagram Pic Leads To Marriage For One Couple

Do you ever get curious about the people you don't know, who are liking your photos online?

Do you ever click over and see who in the heck they are, and try to learn about them?  It might be worth the time.  I just read about one girl who met her husband that way.

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