‘Coffee With a Cop’ going strong after several years | Local News

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Nearly five years ago, local law enforcement decided to set up a program that allowed the public an opportunity to interact with them on a regular basis about random topics of interest.

The first ‘Coffee With a Cop’ program was held on Nov. 30, 2016 at Kissner’s Restaurant in Defiance, and this and subsequent sessions went well enough to continue, though it was paused last year due to the coronavirus situation.

But it resumed in June on a monthly basis with the latest event held during the Defiance County Fair last month in Hicksville.

The next session is scheduled for

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The Meantime Coffee Co. celebrates five years

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The Meantime Coffee Co., a student-run nonprofit coffee shop located in the Campus Y, celebrated its five-year anniversary on Sept. 12 with a special birthday week menu.

“It feels really great to have made it to five years because that’s a huge thing,” said senior Alaina Plauche, chief executive officer of The Meantime. “It’s really hard for small businesses to compete, and to be a small business that is entirely run by students also feels sort of badass.”

The Meantime was opened in 2016 by three UNC students — Lauren Eaves, Keegan McBride and Scott Diekema — and is dedicated

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Why does coffee sometimes make you tired?

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Caffeine, the main active ingredient in coffee, has a well-justified reputation for being an energy booster. But caffeine is also a drug, which means that it can impact each of us differently, depending on our consumption habits and our genes.

“The paradox of caffeine is that in the short term, it helps with attention and alertness. It helps with some cognitive tasks, and it helps with energy levels,” said Mark Stein, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington, who has studied the impact of caffeine on people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. “But the

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San Francisco mansion once owned by Hills Brothers Coffee family listed for $12.9 million

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A Presidio Heights mansion once owned by Herbert Gray Hills, son of one of the co-founders of Hills Bros. Coffee, is for sale for $12.9 million.

A Presidio Heights mansion once owned by the son of one of the co-founders of Hills Bros. Coffee is for sale for $12.9 million. (Adam Potts) 
A Presidio Heights mansion once owned by the son of one of the co-founders of Hills Bros. Coffee is for sale for $12.9 million. (Adam Potts) 

The 6,385-square-foot mansion has five bedrooms and eight bathrooms, and it boasts expansive views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Presidio. It

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Vanilla Latte Coffee Granita Recipe (Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Vegan)

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Perk up with this vanilla latte coffee granita. It’s a simple recipe that was submitted by J J Parchman as a Sweet entry in our Snackable Recipe Contest several years ago. J J said, “This granita is so very light and fresh! It is delightful in summer but, once you taste it you will make it all year round. It’s the perfect end to a heavy meal or light snack. The coconut milk adds a depth of flavor and texture that makes this dessert so satisfying.”

Vanilla Latte Coffee Granita Recipe - Vegan, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Fee, Allergy-Friendly, and so refreshing!

This Coffee Granita is a Like a Frozen Vegan Vanilla Latte

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Best of Yemen Coffee Auction Results in $63+ Per Pound AverageDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

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Best of Yemen 2021 coffee producer Wadi Shareef. All images courtesy of Qima Coffee.

The 2021 Best of Yemen coffee auction from the Alliance for Coffee Excellence and private partner Qima Coffee resulted in an average purchase price of $63.26 per pound of green coffee.

Buyers from 12 countries — with the heaviest representation coming from Asia, the Middle East and the United States — purchased the 22 winning lots through the online auction platform, with total sales reaching more than $385,000 for nearly 6,100 pounds of coffee.

Lot 9 – Ali3

Best of Yemen 2021 coffee producer Ali Alnahimi.

Mohammed Merhi, owner of

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