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Jen Austin

Jen Austin is the host of the midday show on Mix 106, from 10am to 3pm 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.

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.

Schedule

M-F 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Su 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Boise State Apologizes For Student Ticket Mess

Some Boise State students hopped on social media this week to complain about the new online ticketing system through Ticketmaster, and the school heard them loud and clear.  What happened?

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Women Find Humble Guys To Be the Sexiest

Macho can only get a guy so far it seems.

Men's Health Magazine says the way to a woman's heart is through humility, and that's more attractive than a cocky attitude. Here's how to make it happen guys, so you can get that hot date and keep her around.

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Idaho Fire Closes Some Roads

If you went with Kate McGwire as part of the "On the Salmon" trip to Riggins this summer or in years past, you know it's a gorgeous area with some great rec, like rafting.

That's an area that's seriously impacted by fire right now and they've shut down some roads leading in and out.  Here's the deal.

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Star Wars Is About to Hog All the IMAX Screens

If you want to see a movie on an IMAX screen you better do it now.  The new Star Wars movie has booked every IMAX screen in North America later this year.

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Halloween Costumes This Year May Get Controversial

Two Halloween costume ideas that hit a hot button this week involve sensitive news stories.  Would you wear a Caitlyn Jenner costume?  What's the other idea that's got social media in a frenzy?

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Millennials Prefer Bourbon Over Vodka

Football season is coming up, and that means the Seahawks on TV on Sunday afternoons, steaks on the grill, and perhaps an adult beverage in hand. What's your booze of choice?  If your tastes are changing you're not alone.

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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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This Is What Happens To Your Checked Bag At the Airport

Oh, how I love the internet.

When you drop your bag at the curb at the airport, how does it get all the way to the belly of the plane?  

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Why Do We Have To Pay So Much For Gas In Idaho?

It's hard to understand why Tyler, Texas is paying $2.11 per gallon and we're paying um....a lot more here.  Gasbuddy.com had the average around $2.85 per gallon in Boise on Thursday.  What's the deal?

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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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