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  1. Obituary: Donald RickardRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Courier

    ... Sue Kimbrell Rickard; a son, Donald Jr. of Jefferson City, Mo.; a daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Kenn Tate of Burlington, Kan.; four grandchildren, Blake Rickard, Michael Tate, Abigail Tate and Kasey Tate-Davis; a brother and sister-in-law, ...

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  2. Tackling a mess, helping communityRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

    Burlington High School football players spent the hour following practice Tuesday clearing the way for the school's Building and Trades program students to get to work on the house the city gifted the school district. "We're going to try to start changing Burlington one family at a time, and we can't do it without your help," Superintendent Pat Coen told the team before launching into safety guidelines and work assignments.  Once complete, a single parent of two children will be selected to live in the house at 1309 S. 10th St. The parent will be required to enroll in Southeastern Community College's College Changes Everything program, which will teach the parent financial literacy.

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  3. Russian Cyber Attack on US Nuclear Power StationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | JD Supra

    ... Westar Energy Inc., Great Plains Energy Inc. and Kansas Electric Power Cooperative Inc. -- on a lake shore near Burlington, Kansas." Credential spear phishing is an email-spoofing attack that targets a specific organization or individual, seeking ...

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  4. Our Past: Aug. 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | ParsonsSun.com

    ... was four times the amount of water needed for the 11 municipalities downstream from John Redmond Reservoir near Burlington regardless of their rights. McDonald's, 320 Main, planned to donate playground equipment to the city of Parsons. One of the ...

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  5. Hackers Target U.S. Power Plants, Including Kansas Nuclear FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | JD Supra

    ... Among the facilities targeted was the Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation's nuclear power plant located near Burlington, Kansas. Wolf Creek officials declined to comment about the cyberattacks, but stated that their business-side network and ...

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  6. Building trades program takes hands-on learning to another levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 5 | Hawk Eye

    ... floor sag under foot. But soon it may become a hands-on classroom and, later, a home to a low-income family. The Burlington city council will decide Monday following a public hearing whether to gift the property to the Burlington School District for ...

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  7. Hackers found to be relentlessly trying to breach nuclear power plant ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | NewsTarget.com

    Various nuclear plants and energy providers like Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation in Burlington, Kansas, have recently been the targets of a hacking attempt , according to a joint report from the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI last week. The effort to breach the computer systems of these nuclear plants was followed immediately by an urgent amber warning, which is the second-highest rating for a threat like this.

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  8. Could aging N.J. nuclear power plant be target for cybersecurity attack?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    ... executives learned otherwise when hackers worked their way into computers at Wolf Creek nuclear power plant near Burlington, Kansas, according to the Times. The Asbury Park Press asked nuclear experts if hackers could also penetrate Oyster Creek . ...

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  9. Questions surround nuclear plants' cybersecurity amid hacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    ... executives learned otherwise when hackers worked their way into computers at Wolf Creek nuclear power plant near Burlington, Kansas, according to the Times. "A plant like Oyster Creek, it's old. Its systems that are used to control plant functions ...

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  10. Burlington rethinks bus hub locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    The location for a Burlington School District bus hub has changed to the Burlington High School parking lot, at least temporarily. The initial plan was to complete installation of hub to the east of the administration building along White Street and West Avenue by the beginning of the 2017-18 school year.

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  11. Schumer: nuclear power plants vulnerable to cyber attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., said Wednesday that Upstate New York's nuclear power plants are vulnerable to cyber attack. Sen. Schumer cited recent reports of attempted cyber attacks on nuclear facilities elsewhere in the country, including Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation's plant in Burlington, Kan., and urged the dedication of more resources toward increased cyber security for energy infrastructure.

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  12. Security and Cyberattacks: How Safe Is the Nuclear Plant Next Door to Phoenix?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Phoenix New Times

    ... of the hacking attempts is the Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation, which operates a nuclear plant near Burlington, Kansas. John Keely, a spokesperson for the Nuclear Energy Institute, said that his industry's 99 nuclear plants, including Palo ...

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  13. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2017 | Lucianne.com

    ... the companies targeted was the Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation, which runs a nuclear power plant near Burlington, Kan., according to security consultants and an urgent joint report issued by the Department of Homeland Security and the ...

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  14. Russians Are Said to Be Suspects in Hacks Involving Nuclear SiteRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... Westar Energy Inc., Great Plains Energy Inc. and Kansas Electric Power Cooperative Inc. -- on a lake shore near Burlington, Kansas. The possibility of a Russia connection is particularly worrisome, former and current officials say, because Russian ...

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  15. Russians are said to be suspects in nuclear site hackingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2017 | DM Review

    ... Westar Energy Inc., Great Plains Energy Inc. and Kansas Electric Power Cooperative Inc. -- on a lake shore near Burlington, Kansas. The possibility of a Russia connection is particularly worrisome, former and current officials say, because Russian ...

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  16. Michael Riley, Jennifer A. Dlouhy & Bryan Gruley:Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2017 | Jewish World Review

    ... Westar Energy Inc., Great Plains Energy Inc. and Kansas Electric Power Cooperative Inc. -- on a lake shore near Burlington, Kansas. The possibility of a Russia connection is particularly worrisome, former and current officials say, because Russian ...

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  17. Hackers are Targeting Nuclear Power Plant Operators in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2017 | Sofia News Agency

    Unidentified hackers have been targeting the networks of companies responsible for operating nuclear power plants in the USA for the last two months, according to The New York Times. Citing a joint report issued by both the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI some time last week,The Times' story identifies one target as the Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation, a facility responsible for overseeing the operation of a nuclear power plant outside Burlington, Kansas.

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  18. Hackers Are Targeting Nuclear Facilities,Homeland Security Dept. and F.B.I. SayRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2017 | Lucianne.com

    Since May, hackers have been penetrating the computer networks of companies that operate nuclear power stations and other energy facilities, as well as manufacturing plants in the United States and other countries. Among the companies targeted was the Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation, which runs a nuclear power plant near Burlington, Kan., according to security consultants and an urgent joint report issued by the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation last week.

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  19. Hackers Targeted a US Nuclear PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Wired

    ... from the . Most worryingly, the targets of those attacks have included the Wolf Creek nuclear power plant near Burlington, Kansas, raising fears of an attack that could not only cause widespread electric outages but potentially disable nuclear ...

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  20. NYT: Hackers Targeting US, Global Energy PlantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | News Max

    Hackers have been penetrating the computer networks of companies that manage energy plants and nuclear power stations and manufacturing operations in the United States and around the world, according to a report disclosed Thursday. The attacks have been occurring since May, The New York Times reported , and one company targeted was the Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corp., which manages a nuclear power plant near Burlington, Kan.

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