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Full Bio : Jimmy Young is the host of In the Weeds as well as the co-host of Behind the Media alongside Dan Lothian on the CLNS Media Network. A native New Englander, Jimmy is a product of the Newton, MA public schools. In 1979 he graduated from Tufts University where he started his 40 year career as sports producer at WBZ TV4 at the age 20. Hired by the CBS affiliate in Portland Maine in 1981 as a sports anchor/reporter, Jimmy worked at WGME TV13 for 11 years hosting shows, reporting from major sports events, and doing play by play for area colleges and high schools. In 1992, he returned to his hometown of Newton, MA where he joined the original team of New England Cable News. He hosted "Jimmy Young's Sports World" at NECN from 1992-98. He also won a regional Emmy Award for the nation's first TV sports talk show for kids, Kid Company's Sportworld with Drew Bledsoe as special guest. He currently lives in Needham, MA.

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“Part 2 Upton Bell reflects on Bob Lobel, NFL, Life- Present at the Creation”

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Football and media have grown up and exploded together in this country and former Patriots GM and media personality Upton Bell was Present at...

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How many times has In The Weeds with Jimmy Young heard a guest talk about how cannabis has changed their life? PTSD, epileptic seizures,...

What Comes First: USA Wins World Cup or Cannabis is Legalized?

Dateline New York, July 2026 – In front of a crowd of over 80 thousand fans, and over 3 billion around the world, in...

Part 2 of Interview with Donna Patalano candidate for Middlesex county DA

As cannabis becomes a political issue, more and more candidates have to clarify their stance on the new legalization efforts and actions in the...

MA Social Justice system is broken. Donna Patalano has a way to start to...

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