Courtney Pomeroy

Courtney Pomeroy, All News 99.1 WNEW (Credit:

Courtney Pomeroy, All News 99.1 WNEW (Credit:

Courtney Pomeroy works as a Web Content Editor at All-News 99.1 WNEW and

Raised in nearby Howard County, she opted to attend the University of Maryland, College Park for the in-state tuition. The prestigious journalism program didn’t hurt, either.

She worked in newspapers for three years after graduating in 2009. Looking for a more fast-paced environment, she turned to the world of radio in early 2013.

When she’s not in the newsroom, she’s usually skating as a member of her roller derby team in Frederick, Md.

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D.C.’s Undone Chocolate: Healthy Candy By a Guy With a Ph.D. in Plant Biochemistry

When a Ph.D. tells you chocolate is healthy, you should believe them, right?


A cat walks on a table at the pop-up "Cat Cafe" in New York on April 25, 2014. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C.’s Cat Cafe, Crumbs and Whiskers, Makes Strides Toward Opening This Year

A cat café called Crumbs and Whiskers is set to open in D.C. later this year.


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Average U.S. Wedding Now Tops $30K, Survey Finds

A lot of U.S. couples are starting out their married lives “for poorer,” according to a 2014 survey of 16,000 brides and grooms.


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Keurig Sustainability Report Sheds Light on Environmental Impact of Single-Use ‘K-Cups’

The Keurig single-cup coffee brewing systems do not come up on short on convenience, as millions of instant-gratification and caffeine-loving customers will tell you, but they may be coming up short when it comes to environmental-friendliness.


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Georgetown’s Dog Tag Bakery Helps Re-establish Disabled Vets in Civilian World

At Dog Tag Bakery in Georgetown, every dish is served with a side of support for disabled post-9/11 war veterans.


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‘Fecal Transplants’ Help Treat Intestinal Infections, Can Earn Donors $13K Per Year

You’ve probably never heard of a fecal transplant. Then again, you’ve probably never heard of C. difficile, the affliction that the transplants are used to treat.


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Nationwide Explains Its Depressing Super Bowl Ad

After airing an ad during Super Bowl XLIX that made a lot of people question its sanity, Nationwide Insurance has released a statement explaining why it chose to feature the spot about household accidents killing children.


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More College Grads Are Moving to Smaller Cities, And That’s a Good Thing

D.C. and Baltimore are among the U.S. cities to which college-educated adults are moving in droves since the turn of the century, according to a recent report from the City Observatory think tank.


A new study says homes near Starbucks coffee shops appreciate faster than your average American home. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Report: Living Near a Starbucks Increases Your Home’s Value

Some people might think that living close to a Starbucks, with its tempting but pricey frappes and lattes, would make them poorer.


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Meet Airpnp, the Best (and Probably Only) Way to Rent Out a Stranger’s Bathroom

Someone call George Costanza! There’s now a way to find private bathrooms for rent while you’re out and about or traveling.