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 in the month of June.
Capture of Cardassian war criminal raises questions, tensions – Stardate 239306.02
BAJOR — The unexpected capture of a Cardassian war criminal in Federation territory has caused diplomatic tensions to mount between the Federation Council and the Bajoran Council of Ministers.
Starfleet considers recruitment center shake-up – Stardate 239306.10
SAN FRANCISCO, EARTH — Starfleet officials released a report today that proposes a reorganization of its network of recruitment centers. Seeking to reverse the continued decline in applications to the academy, the report recommends closing approximately fifty centers with consistently low recruitment and reassigning their resources and personnel to existing centers where recruitment is steady or rising. In addition, approximately twenty new centers would be opened in areas of so-called “high impact potential,” such as New Sydney, which has applied for Federation membership.
Risa begins overhaul of weather control system – Stardate 239306.25
RISA — The popular pleasure planet and tourist destination began a large overhaul of its aging weather control system. The network, which was installed nearly three hundred years ago, will be slowly upgraded with new computer hardware, atmospheric control systems, seismic regulators and energy collectors, and security upgrades over the coming months.
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