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.

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.


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Study: Uber Drivers Make More Than Cabbies, Are Also Younger and Less Diverse

The battle between D.C. cabbies and Uber, the company that lets drivers use their own cars and be hailed via a phone app, has been well-documented.