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


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


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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The Hoddle of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News and Links for Tuesday, September 14


Hi, all!

At the top of today’s Hoddle is goalkeeper Becky Spencer.

Ramble of the Day

The Met Gala made its big return last night, and it continues to be an event with a little something for everyone. High fashion may not be your thing, but a widening definition of celebrity means that plenty of sportspeople end up in attendance. The most relevant sport around here is football, and lucky for us (or me, the person looking for an easy enough Hoddle topic), there were a few people from that world at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

As I begin

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The US Aeropress Championship is Happening This Weekend in IndianapolisDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine


US National Aeropress championship poster

There will be no stopping the ‘presses this weekend in Indianapolis, home to the ninth annual United States Aeropress Championship.

Three dozen competitors will discover what happens when push comes to cup at the event, which is being hosted by Indy-based Tinker Coffee at The Amp food hall on Saturday, Sept. 18.

Tinker Coffee recently opened one of its two new bars within the hall, and Tinker Director of Accounts Dylan Morse will emcee the events, which begin at 4 p.m.

Winners judges and emcee USAC 2019

A scene from the 2019 US Aeropress Championship in Oakland. World Aeropress Championship courtesy photo.

“The competition will

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Trending / SNAP: Single largest and permanent benefit increase in food stamp history | News


This fall, individuals and families in Columbia County, across Oregon and the nation who depend on food stamp assistance will see what the Biden Administration calls a significant and permanent increase in benefits.

It is reportedly the largest single increase in the food stamp system’s history, which now operates as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Largest Permanent Increase

This change will increase SNAP benefits distributed in Oregon by $337 million. For SNAP households this change on average will be about $36 more in money to buy food per person.

Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) Press Secretary Jake Sunderland said Biden

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The Hoddle of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News and Links for Monday, September 6


Hello, all!

At the top today is defender Kerys Harrop.

Ramble of the Day

Unabashed time-wasting is just one subsection of shthousery, but one we see infrequently at a high level. We tend to get stuck with the basic, somewhat annoying version of it. True commitment to the art of unabased time-wasting is rare, after all, making it even rarer for us to find such a shining example of it. When we do, though, we must treasure it.

That’s your cue, Henry Kessler.

I did not watch this match, but I did check out the replay to confirm what I’d

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