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 local roller derby team.
On Tuesday, when snow was falling and Fairfax County Public Schools elected not to close despite the weather, #closeFCPS was trending not only locally but worldwide on Twitter. On Thursday morning, when overnight temperatures were in the single digits and wind made it feel even colder, some people from neighboring Prince William County took a similar approach to letting school officials know how they felt.
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“First babies” who arrived shortly after midnight on New Year’s Day are being celebrated throughout our area today.
There are almost 200 countries on Earth and more than 7 billion people, so it should come as no surprise that there are many different customs in place to ring in the New Year.
The epicenter of this year’s Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the largest in history, may be a climbing tree popular with children in southeastern Guinea village, according to a new study.
Flying Dog Brewery, based in Frederick, Md., and well-known for its hoppy IPAs, Old Bay ale and Ralph Steadman bottle label art, plans to open a “farm brewery destination” in northern Virginia in 2015.
Bao Bao, the National Zoo’s beloved baby panda, is spending her Christmas Eve hiding in a tree in her enclosure after she touched a “hot wire” yesterday.
On the field, there’s not much to sing about. After a loss to the Texans Sunday, the Baltimore Ravens no longer control their own playoff fate. But it is the holidays, after all, and some members of the team joined together to create a promo for a fake Ravens Christmas album.
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The idea behind the recently trendy Paleo diet, or caveman diet, is that participants emulate the eating habits of early humans during the Stone Age. However, a new study performed by researchers at Georgia State University and Kent State University says that strict Paleo dieters may misunderstand their ancestors.