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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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First Day Of School Pics Dominate Facebook

I love looking at all the back-to-school pics on social media this time of year.

One of my sassy, fun (and kid-less) Facebook friends said just now, "Um...Did school start?"  Haha! What makes you say that?!

Yeah...maybe we parents are guilty of overloading Facebook with backpack pics, but we don't have anything else exciting going on. Sideways wink!

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Boise Could Have a Big Emmy Winner Monday

Boise's Aaron Paul could make a lot of trips to the podium tomorrow night at the Emmys.

The latest predictions are that Breaking Bad will win quite a few awards for its final season, and Aaron Paul for supporting actor.  Fingers crossed!

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It Costs How Much To Raise A Kid?

 

Every so often they come out with a number for how much money it takes to raise a child from age 0 to 18, and that number keeps going up.  Kids are expensive, so brace yourself for this amount.... Especially if you have more than one child.

I have three, and I just live in denial all the time and pretend that this number is not real.

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Forbes Puts A Northwest City On It’s ‘Cool’ List

 

What makes a city "cool" anyway?  I'm good if it has a quaint coffee shop, a nail salon, and a good place to get grilled salmon and couscous.  Boise is cool like that.

Forbes is out with its list of the 10 Coolest Cities in the US, and one of our favorite metro areas made the list.

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