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Farmington, California

Farmington is a census-designated place in San Joaquin County, California. The population was 207 at the 2010 census, down from 262 at the 2000 census. Farmington was so named to distinguish its agricultural setting from the nearby mining regions. Farmington is located at 37°55′47″N 120°59′58″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.5 square miles, all of it land. The town has a school, bar, Circle K, Shell gas station, general store, post office. Barren, low hills lie to the immediate east of the town, farther east are the Sierra Nevada mountains. Stockton East Creek flows along the southern border of Farmington, paralleling Highway 4 for a short distance; the creek and many other places nearby were used as locations in the 1958 film The Big Country, as was scenes for the movie, Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry. The 2010 United States Census reported that Farmington had a population of 207; the population density was 81.4 people per square mile. The racial makeup of Farmington was 164 White, 7 African American, 1 Native American, 6 Asian, 0 Pacific Islander, 18 from other races, 11 from two or more races.

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 42 persons. The Census reported that 207 people lived in households, 0 lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, 0 were institutionalized. There were 79 households, out of which 26 had children under the age of 18 living in them, 46 were opposite-sex married couples living together, 5 had a female householder with no husband present, 6 had a male householder with no wife present. There were 6 unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, 0 same-sex married couples or partnerships. 14 households were made up of individuals and 7 had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62. There were 57 families; the population was spread out with 45 people under the age of 18, 13 people aged 18 to 24, 49 people aged 25 to 44, 73 people aged 45 to 64, 27 people who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43.9 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.5 males. There were 98 housing units at an average density of 38.6 per square mile, of which 54 were owner-occupied, 25 were occupied by renters.

The homeowner vacancy rate was 11.5%. 128 people lived in owner-occupied housing units and 79 people lived in rental housing units. As of the census of 2000, there were 262 people, 84 households, 67 families residing in the CDP; the population density was 103.1 people per square mile. There were 95 housing units at an average density of 37.4 per square mile. The racial makeup of the CDP was 72.90% White, 1.53% Asian, 15.65% from other races, 9.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 26.34% of the population. There were 84 households out of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.1% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 20.2% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.12 and the average family size was 3.48. In the CDP, the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 21.8% from 25 to 44, 26.7% from 45 to 64, 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.1 males. The median income for a household in the CDP was $32,614, the median income for a family was $32,727. Males had a median income of $20,250 versus $35,357 for females; the per capita income for the CDP was $13,289. About 15.5% of families and 15.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.5% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty-five or over

Robert F. Kennedy's speech on the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

On April 4, 1968, United States Senator Robert F. Kennedy of New York delivered an improvised speech several hours after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.. Kennedy, campaigning to earn the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, made his remarks while in Indianapolis, after speaking at two Indiana universities earlier in the day. Before boarding a plane to attend campaign rallies in Indianapolis, he learned that King had been shot in Memphis, Tennessee. Upon arrival, Kennedy was informed. Kennedy himself would be assassinated two months while campaigning for Presidential nomination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California. Despite fears of riots and concerns for his safety, Kennedy went ahead with plans to attend a rally at 17th and Broadway in the heart of Indianapolis's African-American ghetto; that evening he addressed the crowd. Instead of the rousing campaign speech they expected, Kennedy offered brief, impassioned remarks for peace that are considered to be one of the great public addresses of the modern era.

During his speeches at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend and at Ball State University in Muncie, Kennedy focused on domestic issues, the Vietnam War, racism. At Notre Dame's Stepan Center, a crowd of 5,000 heard Kennedy speak on poverty in America and the need for better-paying jobs; when asked about draft laws, Kennedy called them "unjust and inequitable" and argued to end college deferments on the basis that they discriminated against those who could not afford a college education. His speech at Ball State was well received by more than 9,000 students and community members. One African-American student raised a question to Kennedy that seems a premonition of the speech to come that night after the horrific events of the day; the student asked, "Your speech implies. Is that faith justified?" Kennedy answered "Yes" and added that "faith in black America is justified, too" although he said there "are extremists on both sides." Before boarding a plane to fly to Indianapolis, Kennedy learned that Martin Luther King Jr. had been shot.

On the plane, Kennedy told a reporter "You know, it grieves me... that I just told that kid this and walk out and find that some white man has just shot their spiritual leader." Kennedy did not learn. According to reporter John J. Lindsay, Kennedy "seemed to shrink back as though struck physically" and put his hands to his face, saying "Oh, God; when is this violence going to stop?"In Indianapolis the news of King's death caused concern among representatives from Kennedy's campaign and city officials, who feared for his safety and the possibility of a riot. After talking with reporters at the Indianapolis airport, Kennedy canceled a stop at his campaign headquarters and continued on to the rally site, where a crowd had gathered to hear him speak. Both Frank Mankiewicz, Kennedy's press secretary, speechwriter Adam Walinsky drafted notes before the rally for Kennedy's use, but Kennedy refused Walinsky's notes, instead using some that he had written on the ride over; the Indianapolis chief of police warned Kennedy that the police could not provide adequate protection for the senator if the crowd were to riot, but Kennedy decided to go speak to the crowd regardless.

Standing on a podium mounted on a flatbed truck, Kennedy spoke for just four minutes and fifty-seven seconds. Kennedy began his speech by announcing, he was the first to publicly inform the audience of King's assassination, causing members of the audience to scream and wail in disbelief. Several of Kennedy's aides were worried that the delivery of this information would result in a riot. Once the audience quieted down, Kennedy spoke of the threat of disillusion and divisiveness at King's death and reminded the audience of King's efforts to "replace that violence, that stain of bloodshed that has spread across our land, with an effort to understand with compassion and love." Kennedy acknowledged that many in the audience would be filled with anger since the assassin was believed to be a white man. He empathized with the audience by referring to the assassination of his brother, United States President John F. Kennedy, by a white man; the remarks surprised Kennedy aides. Quoting the ancient Greek playwright Aeschylus, with whom he had become acquainted through his brother's widow, Jacqueline Kennedy, Kennedy said, "Even in our sleep, pain which cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart until, in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom through the awful grace of God."Kennedy delivered one of his most well-remembered remarks: "What we need in the United States is not division.

To conclude, Kennedy reiterated his belief that the country needed and wanted unity between blacks and whites and encouraged the country to "dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and to make gentle the life of this world." He finished by asking the audience members to pray for "our country and our people." Rather than exploding in anger at the tragic news of King's death, the crowd exploded in applause and enthusiasm for a second time, before dispersing quietly. Indianapolis

The Muppets Movie Adventures

The Muppets Movie Adventures is a 2014 platform game developed by Virtual Toys and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation Vita handheld system. The title is based on the films The Muppets Most Wanted; the game centres around the production of a movie, with characters of from The Muppets era serving as the characters in the respective film. The Muppets Movie Adventures was released in Europe on November 5, 2014, with physical copies arriving a short time later; the North American version arrived a year later. Upon launch, the title received mixed to negative reviews; the game is narrated by Cheryl Henson, daughter of The Muppets era creator Jim Henson and the current president of the Jim Henson Foundation. The Muppets Movie Adventures is a 2D side-scrolling platform game in which players traverse landscapes based on famous films, jumping across obstacles and exploring the terrain. Enemies appear in each chapter, who have the ability to throw projectiles at the player. If hit, the player loses half of a heart.

Hearts are scattered throughout the level. When collected, the life bar is restored to maximum capacity. Controlled characters house weapons however, which allows the player to attack and defeat enemies. Mini-games in the style of dots and boxes are scattered throughout levels; these puzzles must be solved in order for the player to progress through the stage. Each stage features a different player character and is centered around a particular movie genre, features a unique story not related to other levels. At the end of each stage is a boss battle. Scattered throughout each level are collectibles as well. There are a total of five stages in The Muppets Movie Adventures; each stage is locked until the level. Stage One: Greenlegs: The Swashbuckling Pirate Frog Based on: Original Story? Theme: Pirate The players control Kermit the Frog playing the role of "Captain Greenlegs", the captain of the pirate ship called the Rapid Mosquito. Greenlegs is described as a pirate Robin Hood; this action has garnered the captain considered popularity with the public, including "being voted pirate of the year the last ten years by Pirate Monthly Magazine".

However, the tyrannical Guard Chief Sweetums is jealous of Greenlegs, feeling he should be the hero of the citizens. Guard Chief Sweetums captures Greenelegs. However, Greenlegs escapes; the player assumes control, with the task of traversing though the local town on route to your ship, in order to make a safe getaway. When Captain Greenlegs defeats Guard Chief Sweetums, he encounters him again where it is stated that he is his twin brother due to this being a low-budget movie and that they couldn't afford another actor. Following the defeat of Guard Chief Sweetums and his twin brother, Captain Greenlegs returns to the Rapid Mosquito and sets sail for bold new adventures, but that's another story. Stage Two: The Wizard of the Green Earth Based on: The Wizard of Oz Theme: Fantasy The players control Miss Piggy, who plays the role of "Princess Miss Piggy". Piggy reigns over the paradise-like land of Green Earth, described as a land of "fantasy and powerful warriors". Despite this beauty, "Evil Wizard Uncle Deadly" has been barred from Green Earth since he proposed to transform a portion of Green Earth into a parking garage with narrow spaces, overpriced rates, gas-guzzling cars that belch smoke and make annoying screeching sounds with their brakes.

Princess Miss Piggy demanded. In order to entice Miss Piggy to allow construction, Evil Wizard Uncle Deadly has his minions bring gifts to the princess; when this fails, Evil Wizard Uncle Deadly sends his chicken henchmen to kidnap the famed court musician "Kermit the Court Musician Frog" who Princess Miss Piggy likes. The level revolves around Miss Piggy climbing the Black Tower in order to save Kermit and stop Evil Wixard Uncle Deadly. After fighting her way past the army of chickens and orcs, Princess Miss Piggy confronts Evil Wizard Uncle Deadly and defeats him by deflecting the green energy balls back towards him. Princess Miss Piggy frees Kermit the Court Musician Frog and they live ever after. Stage Three: The Good, the Bad and the Animal Based on: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Theme: Western The players control Animal, a retired sheriff who's forced back into action after an incident at a local town named Frogstone; the town residence have been longing for tomato sauce to add onto their pasta, a traditional meal.

One day, sauce is discovered to be under the town by a local dog. Seeing an opportunity for profit, Constantine, a pasta tycoon, attempts to steal the sauce with the help of his henchrats; this is. Throughout the level, Animal progresses through both towns and moving trains leading to Animal's meatball shootout with Constantine. Upon defeating Constantine, Sheriff Animal throws Constantine in jail where he will learn the error of his ways and enjoy nary a drop of tomato sauce. Stage Four: The Night of the Walking Veggies Based on: Night of the Living Dead Theme: Horror The players control Gonzo as Dr. Von Gonzo, the legendary hero of paranormality. With a local town called Marsht

Lois Comes Out of Her Shell

"Lois Comes Out of Her Shell" is the seventh episode of the eleventh season and the 194th overall episode of the animated comedy series Family Guy. It aired on Fox in the United States on November 25, 2012, is written by Danny Smith and directed by Joe Vaux. In the episode, Lois has a midlife crisis leaving Peter trying to keep up with her. Meanwhile, Stewie adopts a turtle from the park. Lois is not looking forward to her birthday. After Peter reads a poem that lowers Lois' spirits further, she decides to turn her life around by adopting a different, younger lifestyle with longer hair after a makeover and shopping trip. Lois' lifestyle causes conflict within Peter, not sure about the changes but likes most of Lois' new persona, but her new lifestyle soon begins to wear on him. When he gets tired at a party, he becomes a drag on Lois and she splits to party with younger girls. Back home, Peter moans about her behavior but Brian tells him that Lois is doing this because of Peter due to the poem he read to her.

On television, a report regarding Justin Bieber shows Lois hanging out with the teen girls. Lois sneaks into the concert intending to seduce Peter bursts in and beats him up. After Peter demands that Lois come home and start acting her age she refuses, citing what he said to her. Peter apologizes and admits that he likes Lois for who she is; when Bieber is called back onstage Peter is forced to go out and substitute "Conway Bieber". Back home, Peter mistakes her age. After she corrects him, he says "Get out of this house." Meanwhile, Stewie Griffin finds a turtle in a pond in a park and decides to take him back home as his pet and names him Sheldon. Sheldon decides to avenge his removal from his natural environment by ruining Stewie's life; when Stewie has a close call with Sheldon in the vicinity he begins to get suspicious. Sheldon's attempt at revenge is revealed late one night and Stewie is forced to flush him down the toilet; when he reaches the end of the sewer pipe, he returns for more revenge.

Stewie finds Rupert's and a stranger's head in boxes and vows to get with Sheldon. After Sheldon bursts into Stewie's room for a showdown, Stewie nearly loses his fight until Mario jumps on Sheldon and kills him; the episode received a 2.9 rating and was watched by a total of 5.77 million people, making it the second most watched show on Animation Domination that night, beating The Cleveland Show and Bob's Burgers but losing to The Simpsons with 7.46 million. The episode was met with mixed reviews from critics. Kevin McFarland of The A. V. Club gave the episode a B-, saying "Lois Comes Out Of Her Shell" is that kind of Family Guy episode, setting the bar low with two telegraphed plots with few surprises. It’s not perfect by any stretch of the imagination, but compared to the times when the show is lazy in structure and joke execution, episodes like this one are vastly preferable, it takes a well-worn sitcom theme—desperately trying to appear younger while growing old—and peppers it with crude body humor and late to the game cultural references like Justin Bieber."Carter Dotson of TV Fanatic gave the episode three and a half stars out of five, saying "On the comedy front, Lois acting out as a young woman as part of her midlife crisis played on some expected notes, what with the juxtaposition of middle-aged Lois trying to look and act young.

It was all worth. That hair was looking fine; the B-plot with Stewie finding a turtle and keeping him as a pet, who turned out to be evil, felt more like something out of American Dad than Family Guy, but it was amusing enough. Not as amusing as Conway Bieber, but what is? Nothing. Nothing at all. Overall, while I have some misgivings about just how genuine this episode’s newfound heart was, it still made at least some sense, it had Conway Twitty with superimposed Bieber hair. Worth watching, I’d say." "Lois Comes Out of Her Shell" on IMDb "Lois Comes Out of Her Shell" at

Walter Johnsen

Walter Craig Johnsen is the chairman and chief executive officer of Acme United Corporation, a supplier of cutting and safety products for the school, office and industrial markets. Johnsen joined Acme United in January 1995 as a board member and became CEO that year. Under his leadership, Acme United became the leading scissors brand in the United States and one of the leading ruler brands in North America. In addition, Acme United has become one of the top-3 producers of first aid kits in the United States. Johnsen was born in New York, the son of Walter S. Johnsen, a co-founder of Armel Electronics and Therese Johnsen, a high-end residential real estate sales agent, his father was Norwegian. After graduating from Ramsey High School, in Bergen County, New Jersey, Johnsen attended Cornell University, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering and a Master of Science in chemical engineering. During those years he was an intern in the US House of Representatives and Currency Committee, where he worked on a loan guarantee for Lockheed.

In 2006, Johnsen established the Rosenblatt Faculty Fellow Endowment to honor the memory of Frank Rosenblatt, a former professor and mentor at Cornell. Dr. Rosenblatt drowned in the Chesapeake Bay during a boating trip, while being accompanied by Walter Johnsen and another student. Johnsen first joined Pfizer Inc. where he was a process engineer and production supervisor making penicillin and other sterile pharmaceuticals. In 1978, he graduated from Columbia Business School, where he received a Master of Business Administration. After Johnsen received his MBA, he joined Smith Barney, where he held various venture capital positions, he became Managing Partner of the firm's West Coast private equity activities. Amongst others, he was a general partner of First Century Partnership II and First Century Partnership III, one of the early investors in Apple Inc. In 1986 he and an associate acquired Marshall Products, Inc. a distributor of medical, home health-care and juvenile products based in Lincolnshire, IL.

Marshall grew from $18 million to $40 million in annual revenues in four years, became the largest supplier of blood-pressure units and stethoscopes in the US. In 1990, Marshall Products was sold for $25 million to Omron Corp, a Japanese electronics manufacturer. After the leveraged buyout of Marshall Partners, Johnsen became a special limited partner at Harvest Partners, he founded Johnsen Properties, which invested in real estate in southeast Connecticut. In January 1995, when his non-compete ended with Omron, Johnsen joined Acme United Corp. as a board member. After a disastrous 1995, in which Acme United reported a loss of $8.7 million, Dwight Wheeler II was replaced by Walter Johnsen as CEO. Johnsen initiated a fierce cost reduction program, he shut down five plants, moved most of the production to a modern, lower cost, facility in North Carolina, reduced the company's inventory and laid off about 800 people, including nine senior managers. The company lost another $3.2 million in 1996 due to restructuring charges.

In 1997, production shifted to China. The savings generated from that switch were invested in innovation and laid the foundation for Acme United's further growth. From 2005 until 2014, Johnsen was a member of the listed company council of the New York Stock Exchange to advise on issues and concerns affecting small and mid-cap companies. In January 2016, Johnsen joined the Board of Directors of Inc.. Johnsen is one of the founding members of the Stonington Harbor Yacht Club and was commodore of the club between 2007 and 2009, he enjoys history and global economics. He is married to Wendy Davies and together they have one son. Acme United Corp. Company Website