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Courtney Pomeroy

Courtney Pomeroy, All News 99.1 WNEW (Credit: CBSDC.com)

Courtney Pomeroy, All News 99.1 WNEW (Credit: CBSDC.com)

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

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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Lime Shortage Forces Restaurants and Bars to Live With Less

Historically, the price per ounce of premium tequila is what determines the price tag on margaritas. Lately, though, the lime juice and garnish are what bars and restaurants are more worried about.

04/10/2014

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Army Faces Backlash From Women Who Say New Hair Regulations are ‘Racially Biased’

New U.S. Army grooming standards that went into effect earlier this week are being criticized by people who are calling them “racially biased.”

04/03/2014

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Study Sheds Light on DC’s Underground Sex Industry

In 2007, D.C.’s sex industry was about as profitable as its drug industry, according to an Urban Institute study released March 12.

03/20/2014

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Harsh Winter Doubles Normal Md. Road Salt Use, Sparking Environmentalist Concern

Between fiscal year 2009 and FY 2012, the Maryland State Highway Administration used 1.06 million tons of salt on roads during winter weather events, at an average of 211,043.8 tons per winter.

03/13/2014

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Bill Would Make Md. First State to Ban Sale of Energy Drinks to Minors

Maryland Attorney Kevin Goldberg has two daughters, ages 8 and 4, and he’s very uncomfortable with the fact that either of them could walk into a convenience store and legally purchase an energy drink.

03/13/2014

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Healthcare.Gov Traffic Up 40 Percent After Pres. Obama’s ‘Funny or Die’ Appearance

A White House Senior Communications Advisor tweeted Wednesday that web traffic for Healthcare.gov is up 40 percent since President Barack Obama appeared in a comedic video with actor Zach Galifianakis on the website FunnyOrDie.com.”

03/12/2014

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FDA Proposes First Nutrition Label Updates Since Trans Fats Were Added

Nutrition labels found on the sides of pre-packaged foods will get an upgrade, if the Food and Drug Administration gets its way.

02/27/2014

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Virginia County Looks To Make Up Lost Snow Time By Slashing Recess

This winter’s weather has caused many D.C.-area school systems to cancel classes far more often than they usually have to.

02/20/2014

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U-Md. Database Containing Thousands of Student, Staff Records Hacked

University of Maryland officials have released a statement a day after the university’s president announced a database containing sensitive information about faculty, staff, students and affiliated personnel had been hacked.

02/19/2014

Composite sketch of suspect who shot two women, killing one, in the 2400 block of Ridge Road Drive in Alexandria, Va. on February 6, 2014.(Credit: Alexandria Police)

FBI Joins Investigation Into Music Teacher Homicide in Alexandria

The FBI is now helping Alexandria police with their investigation into the death of 59-year-old music teacher Ruthanne Lodato.

02/10/2014

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