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Federation News Service: May 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. The stories below were published on FNS in the month of May.

Education program for non-Federation colonies and space stations wins approval – Stardate 239305.03
SAN FRANCISCO, EARTH — Following years of planning, the Federation Council gave final approval for the launch of the Federation Frontier Teaching Initiative, an education program for children and teachers on non-Federation space stations and colonies.

Cygnet considers separation from Federation – Stardate 239305.12
CYGNET XIV — Unrest over the revelation several months back that the government had concealed information about the theft of a bio virus continues with no sign of resolution as the planet reevaluates its membership with the Federation.

Old school solution thwarts Tzenkethi asteroid attack – Stardate 239305.14
INTAR SYSTEM — Starfleet and Intaran military personnel have foiled a Tzenkethi attempt to use an asteroid as a weapon against the planet Intar.

Former Starbase 719 commander named ambassador to Bel-Terra – Stardate 239305.18
TYPHON SECTOR — Retired Starfleet Vice Admiral Val’ri Raiajh will take on her next posting as the Federation ambassador to Bel-Terra.

Starship production grinds to a halt as fallout from dilithium shortage continues – Stardate 239305.22
PARIS, EARTH — Following a diplomatic failure to secure mining rights from the Sarshayet, the strained dilithium market has begun taking its toll on trade and starship production across the Federation.

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