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Lemoore, California

Lemoore is a city in Kings County, United States. Lemoore is located 7.5 miles west-southwest of Hanford, at an elevation of 230 feet. It is part of the Hanford-Corcoran Metropolitan Statistical Area; the population was 24,531 at the 2010 Census. The California Department of Finance estimated that Lemoore's population was 25,892 on January 1, 2018. Dr. Lovern Lee Moore from France first made his home in what was western Tulare County, California—now the City of Lemoore—in April, 1871, it was on the northern shoreline of Tulare Lake potentially the largest freshwater body of water in the US, outside of the Great Lakes. The American pioneers from eastern states saw this as a stretch of vast virgin land on which sheep and wild animals had grazed but had never been cultivated. By the time Dr. Moore arrived, scores of individual farms dotted the landscape, but as Tulare Lake retreated, more became continually available; the soil was rich and productive as it had been brought down and deposited for centuries from the high Sierras by the Kings River and the Los Gatos Creek alluvial fan from the Coast Range.

Wells were easy to dig. So water was plentiful for irrigation from shallow wells farm families installed. Raising of sheep and grains were principal concerns of farmers in the area. However, the pioneers were somewhat isolated, since they had to drive by horse as far as 6 miles northeast to Grangeville settlement, to get mail or newspapers, it was farther to Kingston for other supplies. Hanford was not founded until in 1877; the area was called by various names, believed to be of Indian origin, such as Latache, Tailholt, or just, in English, the Lake District. Dr. Lee Moore proved to be a man of vision, he decided to knit together the scores of surrounding farm families, to secure a post office, some local center for conducting business which could be hastened by direct means of communicating with the outside world. He must have had the hope of attracting the railroad, being planned but was not built until six years later; the first steps he took to organize a community began in early 1872, when he surveyed a 10-acre subdivision in what is now the land west of the present Lemoore High School.

In August 1872 he had established the first real estate development in this district and had laid out and named the streets after other pioneer families. In the summer of 1872 land auctions were held and lots went to the highest bidder. Prices ranged from $75 to $150 per lot. One business lot was sold for $600, rated as a high price, considering the value of the dollar in 1872. Dr. Moore's home was believed to be situated where the grammar school playground on Bush Street is now located; the year 1872 was a busy one for the inhabitants. In addition to sales at the subdivision and putting in of streets, new buildings for homes and businesses began to arise; this was the start of a real community, but it still lacked a school, a accepted name, a post office. All these developed in the next eventful year of 1873. Dr. Moore had presented a signed petition to the U. S. Post Office Department in distant Washington for a post office in the new town in 1872, but his petition was not granted until 1873. At that time it was common custom to name communities after their founders or some prominent person of the day.

The naming of Hanford and Porterville are examples of this common practice. The Lemoore post office first opened in 1875. For some reason the U. S. Post Office objected to the name "Latache," so,by about the 1920s it combined the founder's name by omitting one letter "e",from Lee and called the new post office Lemoore after Lee Moore. In that way the new community received its new name. In the same year, 1873, a Mr. Armstrong donated 2 acres of land for the first school building in Lemoore, it was a frame structure 18 feet by 30 feet and dedicated at a country dance held in December 1873. The railroad came to what is now Kings County in 1877. At that date Grangeville was the largest community in the entire area. After some dispute with its residents, rail officials decided to by-pass that settlement and went through Hanford. Lemoore, by that time had shown healthy growth, it could have been through the foresight of Dr. Moore in setting a head-start in'72 which attracted the rail route to his budding community.

The line was put through Lemoore in 1877 parallel to Front Street, now called E Street. This re-directed the business growth of the town toward the railroad station from where Dr. Moore first encouraged residence and business activity, it made E and D Streets the main business avenues of the community. After 25 years of service to the Lemoore area, Dr. Lee Moore died on September 11, 1898; the number of new residents he had helped bring into the world numbered in the thousands. In 1883 the town had a flouring mill of 200 barrels daily capacity, it was an important shipping point for wheat and wool, not long afterwards became a center for fruit, but in its early period many fires retarded its growth. Many of the early settlers of the Lemoore District were cultured people, Lemoore attained a reputation for literary and musical accomplishments unmatched by many pioneer towns. There was an early literary society that had a noteworthy existence. In 1893 Tulare County, by act of the State Legislature, was split into two areas.

Western Tulare County became. In creating the new County of Kings there was keen competition between Hanford and Lemoore as to which would become the county seat. By that time Hanford's population had exceeded Lemoore

Apache JMeter

Apache JMeter is an Apache project that can be used as a load testing tool for analyzing and measuring the performance of a variety of services, with a focus on web applications. JMeter can be used as a unit-test tool for JDBC database connections, FTP, LDAP, Webservices, JMS, HTTP, generic TCP connections and OS native processes. One can configure JMeter as a monitor, although this is used as a basic monitoring solution rather than advanced monitoring, it can be used for some functional testing as well. Additionally Jmeter supports integration with Selenium which allows it to run automation scripts alongside performance or load testsJMeter supports variable parameterization, per-thread cookies, configuration variables and a variety of reports. JMeter architecture is based on plugins. Most of its "out of the box" features are implemented with plugins JMeter Plugins is an independent project for Apache JMeter; each plugin serves different purpose and expedites the process of creating and executing JMeter Test Plan.

Users can install plugins via the Plugin Manager. Master JMeter: From Load Testing to DevOps English book by 3 developers/committers of the JMeter Team: Antonio Gomes Rodrigues, Bruno Demion and Philippe Mouawad published in October 2018 Learn Apache JMeter by Example English book by Sai Matam and Jagdeep Jain published in October 2016 Source: iMacros Performance engineering Selenium Software performance testing Software testing Web server benchmarking Official website Example of JMeter Custom Plugins

Braceville Township, Grundy County, Illinois

Braceville Township is one of seventeen townships in Grundy County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,467 and it contained 2,510 housing units. According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 18.08 square miles, of which 17.88 square miles is land and 0.2 square miles is water. Braceville Coal City Diamond Godley Central City at 41.23781°N 88.281729°W / 41.23781. Interstate 55 Illinois Route 53 Coal City Community Unit School District 1 Illinois' 11th congressional district State House District 75 State Senate District 38 "Braceville Township, Grundy County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-17. United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles United States National Atlas City-Data.com Illinois State Archives

Verity Harding

Verity Harding is the Co-Lead of Ethics and Society at DeepMind. Harding studied history at Oxford, she specialised in American history and completed a thesis on Black Power under the thesis of Stephen Tuck. In 2007 she was a Michael von Clemm Fellow at Harvard University. Harding served as Special Adviser for Nick Clegg until 2013, she was responsible for justice. She was part of the fight for same-sex marriage movement in the UK, she was appointed head of Public Policy at Google. She was concerned. In 2015 she was described by Management Today as being one of the Top Women in UK business. Harding was working on policy for Google's European business when Google were criticised for improper use of health data. In 2017 Harding was appointed as co-lead for ethics and society at DeepMind. DeepMind ethics and society has six pillars, including privacy transparency, economic impacts, managing risk and how to use AI to address the world's challenges, she has discussed artificial intelligence at Cheltenham Science Festival and the Financial Times Festival.

She was appointed Co-Chair of the Partnership on AI Fair and Accountable AI working group. She serves on the OECD Artificial Intelligence expert group, she has delivered keynote talks on Artificial Intelligence at Cheltenham Science Festival, FT Weekend and at the G7 Multistakeholder Conference. Harding serves on the Board of Friends of the Royal Academy of Arts. Harding is a campaigner for more women in technology, she was named by City A. M. as one of the Power 100 Women. She is a judge for the Playfair Prize and on the advisory board of Women on Boards

Tabb Street Presbyterian Church

Tabb Street Presbyterian Church is a historic Presbyterian church located at Petersburg, Virginia. It was built in 1843, in the Greek Revival style, it has stucco covered brick walls and features a massive Greek Doric order pedimented peristyle portico consisting of six fluted columns and full entablature. It has a gallery. A three-story rear brick wing was added in 1944, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. It is located in the Petersburg Courthouse Historic District. Media related to Tabb Street Presbyterian Church at Wikimedia Commons Tabb Street Presbyterian Church, 21 West Tabb Street, Petersburg, VA: 7 photos and 10 data pages at Historic American Buildings Survey Tabb Street Presbyterian Church Website

Kozo Iizuka

Kozo Iizuka is a Japanese engineer who served as Director of the AIST and President of International Measurement Confederation and Human Frontier Science Program, among other positions. On April 19, 2019, he injured nine pedestrians and killed a woman and her child, who were riding a bicycle, while driving his car; the police didn't arrest Iizuka based on the justification. He was discharged from hospital on May 19, 2019, but was never arrested, the police forwarded his case to prosecutors only six months on November 12; this followed a campaign by victims' families to have the police prosecute Iizuka in a criminal case, which gained the support of over 390,000 people across Japan. Iizuka was indicted on February 6, 2020, yet still without having been formally arrested; this apparent leniency afforded Iizuka drew criticism that he was being treated as a notional "high-class Japanese citizen", because of his status as a former senior government official. Iizuka Kozo was born in Nakano in Tokyo in 1931.

He graduated from the Department of Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokyo. He became a Doctor of Engineering in 1972. In 2015, he was awarded the Order of the Sacred Treasure for Achievements in International Trade and Industry administrative affairs. On April 19, 2019, while driving his Toyota Prius in the Ikebukuro district of Tokyo, Iizuka ran a red light and struck and killed a mother and daughter who were on a bicycle, injured eight others at a pedestrian crossing, his wife, riding with him; the reported cause of the accident was Iizuka stepping on the accelerator when he meant to apply the brake. About a year before the incident, Iizuka received treatment on his right knee and was advised by his doctor to drive as little as possible. In spite of Iizuka having caused a fatal accident, he was not arrested. Police stated that this was because Iizuka was injured at the scene, was elderly, hence not expected to run away or attempt to destroy evidence.. However, in similar accidents caused by elderly drivers that have occurred in Japan following Iizuka's, all of the suspects have been arrested immediately, regardless of their age and state of health.

This has led to widespread scrutiny and criticism of the police in Japan in regard to how impartially they enforce the law.. One of the victim's parents started a campaign for the police to prosecute Iizuka in line with normal practice. 390,000 signatures were collected and the petition handed to National Police Agency of Japan. The Traffic Investigation Division of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department referred Iizuka to prosecutors on November 12, 2019, on suspicion of causing fatal injury by negligent driving, he claimed that there was a mechanical problem with the brake and/or accelerator, but vehicle function tests revealed no mechanical defects, so the Metropolitan Police Department concluded that negligent driving by Iizuka was the cause of the accident. On Feb. 2020, He is prosecuted. Following the accident, Iizuka is reported to have explained that he was hurrying in his car to a French restaurant he had made a lunch reservation at, concerned that he and his wife would be late. Higashi-Ikebukuro Runaway Car Accident