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Jen Austin

It's fun to pick on the boys in the office, fun to play music, and fun to talk to you all day at work. Thanks for listening! I grew up in a one-stoplight town in rural Nebraska. My whole family still lives there and I love going back to visit them, but I also love Texas. Barbecue, fajitas, and great live's the place to be. I've lived in Texas for 16 years now. Austin, Dallas, and here. I've worked in radio from the moment I graduated from college. (The University of Nebraska...Go Huskers!) I've been on a hundred stations at one point or another. I just love radio. Other things I love....let's see. Blue ink. Black bores me a bit. I love cheddar cheese and barbecue sauce and anything that the two happen to touch. I fall asleep in almost every movie I attempt to watch I have made it through Eat, Pray, Love and Mr. Wright. I like chick flicks. I have an awesome family and love spending time with them. You'll probably hear me talk about my daughters on the air. They're toddler girls who exhaust me, crack me up, and amaze me because I don't think I was ever that smart. I have two miniature schnauzers too. Thanks for stopping by. Now tell me about you.

It’s Fall, and That Means School, Football, and Time for Shots!

Fall is a busy time with the start of school and football games to attend.  And when the weather finally cools off, Texas gets going with fairs and festivals and outdoor fun that was put on hold while the weather was too hot.

There's one more thing to put on the to-do list this fall.  Get your shots!  Flu shots are starting to become available at East Texas pharmacies, and the Texas Department of State Health Services says there's one more shot you'll want to get before it's too late.

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Lufkin Panthers Off to a Good Start

The NFL season is just around the corner, with both the Texans and the Cowboys getting their seasons underway this Sunday, September 8th.

An how about high school football?  If you missed the score on Friday night, the Lufkin Panthers smoked the competition.  Click through, and we'll check on the Nacogdoches Dragons too as they get ready for the opener this Friday.

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New NFL Rules on Purses Have Some Fans Upset

Going to a Cowboys or Texans game this fall?

Your wife may have to leave her purse at home.  There are new NFL regulations that only allow the smallest of purses to be carried into the stadium, otherwise the contents will have to be put into a clear plastic bag.

Guys may think "it's about time you got along with less and quit lugging that 25-pound thing around."  Ladies are freaking out!

Check out this new video that's starting to go viral, put together by two ladies who want to carry a purse to the stadium!  And if you're seeing these hashtags on social media today, these are the gals to thank for that.

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Are You Near Sighted? Far Sighted? Screen Sighted?

It's a brand new problem thanks to smart phones.

Since we spend so much time looking at small screens on smart phones and tablets, one researcher says it's ruining our eyesight!  Sort of.  At the very least, more people are having problems seeing things off in the distance.

You can see your apps on your smart phone, but can you still read road signs ahead? Is our screen-centric world ruining our eyesight?

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