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Connecticut Native Climbs Ladder At Sports Illustrated

He was just finishing up at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in the spring of 1992 when Old Mystic, Conn., native Chris Stone noticed a position posted in the student lounge. It was with Sports Illustrated, an entry-level position as a fact-checker that his mentor at Columbia, Sandy Padwe, tried to dissuade him from taking due to the minimal writing opportunities it would present.


A Metropolitan District Commission reservoir in West Hartford.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

MDC Says It Won’t Cite Dog Owner Who Shot At Bear

A man who shot at a bear that was attacking his dog as he walked near a Hartford-area reservoir won’t be cited by the Metropolitan District Commission.