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.

Photo of Testudo thinking B1G at College Park, via University of Maryland Assistant Volleyball Coach, @coachkkenney.

U-Md. Students Make Over-the-Top Finals Offerings to Testudo (Again)

It’s a well-known superstition at the University of Maryland, College Park: rub the nose of the bronze mascot in front of the library during finals week, or risk a bad grade. If you’re anticipating a particularly difficult test, leave an “offering.”

12/16/2014

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Study: Scary Ads Are More Effective to Prevent Smoking

Anti-smoking ads that invoke responses of fear or disgust are the ones most likely to work, according to a new Centers for Disease Control study.

12/12/2014

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Video of Md. Target Employee Giving Black Friday Speech Goes Viral

It wasn’t the Battle of Thermopylae, it was Black Friday. It wasn’t Greece, it was Westminster, Maryland. And it wasn’t King Leonidas (or Gerard Butler), it was a Target employee.

12/05/2014

Calories are listed next to menu items in a McDonald's restaurant.   (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

FDA to Require Most Restaurants to Provide Calorie Counts By 2016

Most restaurants will be required to display the calorie and nutrition information for their menu items by Dec. 2015, according to new rules published by the Food and Drug Administration.

12/02/2014

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Drink A Lot? That Doesn’t Mean You’re An Alcoholic

You may hit the bottle, pull a tab or pop a cork more often than your doctor recommends, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re an alcoholic.

12/02/2014

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Cut-Your-Own Christmas Tree Farms in the D.C./Baltimore Area

Plastic Christmas trees are very popular these days. Failing that, many people get their spruce from a tree lot run by the local Boy Scouts or fire company. But some still prefer the old fashioned method of heading to a tree farm with a hacksaw and cutting their tree down themselves.

11/21/2014

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Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks in the D.C./Baltimore Area

It’s still technically fall until Dec. 21, but it’s also the time of year that people start wanting to go gliding in a winter wonderland.

11/20/2014

Baltimore skyline. (Photo credit: MICHELLE KWAJAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

10 Most Dangerous Places In Maryland

The real estate blog Movoto has compiled a list of the 10 most dangerous places to live in Maryland.

11/18/2014

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‘Vape’ Is Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year

“Vape” is the Oxford Dictionaries 2014 international word of the year.

11/18/2014

Study Shows What Democrats and Republicans Name Their Kids

The creator of the baby names app “Nametrix” has revealed what Republicans and Democrats tend to name their little bundles of joy.

11/18/2014

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