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Federation News Service: July 2393

The Federation News Service is a spinoff of UFOP: StarBase 118 Star Trek PBEM RPG, reporting news headlines from across the United Federation of Planets to Federation citizens, along with other reader-submitted stories from other RPGs and fan works. The stories below were published on FNS last month.

Federation Achievement Assessment achieving very little – Stardate 239307.05
EARTH — With the 80th anniversary of the Federation Achievement Assessment, some now are questioning the usefulness of the standardized test taken by billions of Federation children.

StarBase 118 opens new commercial joint venture – Stardate 239307.13
TRINITY SECTOR — Following the successful clean-up operation of a derelict area of StarBase 118, the Federation have entered an unusual external regeneration contract for the popular frontier station with the Lurtz Corporation.

Tzenkethi attack Federation diplomatic courier; two prominent researchers slain – Stardate 239307.22
INTAR SYSTEM — In what is being called a blatant violation of the Deneb Conventions on Diplomatic Relations, the diplomatic vessel Nancy Hedford came under attack and was boarded by Tzenkethi forces.

Interested in keeping the public updated on the latest developments across the Federation? The Federation News Service welcomes both one-time and regular story submissions.

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About Roshanara Rahman

Roshanara Rahman is the commanding officer of the USS Veritas. Her writer is Rich, who joined UFOP: StarBase 118 in 2010. In addition to simming, he is the facilitator for the SB118 Dept. of Veterans Affairs and the Federation News Service's editor-in-chief.
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