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Federation News Service Briefing: Stardate 239707

The Federation News Service is a spinoff of the 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. Here are the latest stories published by the FNS:

Kesprytt III Denied Federation Membership for Second Time – Stardate 239707.24
KESPRYTT III — Following an inability to reach a cohesive stance regarding planetary unity, the mutually hostile nation-states on Kesprytt III have been denied entrance into the Federation for the second time.

Strongest Fire Storms on Bersallis III in Recorded History – Stardate 239707.17
AAVARO WILDS, STARBASE 821 — Recent sudden transfers to and from the Federation flagship of the Aavaro Wilds has Starfleet officials on edge this week as drifting wreckage found.

Tellarite Debate Championship Final enters fourth week – Stardate 239706.26
BERSALLIS III – The Bersallis III outpost has reported that the most recent firestorm activity is the strongest ever recorded since the outpost was founded.

First Galactic Ice Hockey Tournament Kicks Off on Andoria – Stardate 239706.19
ANDORIA – Andorian Aces and Kindred of Kahless meet on the ice in an epic battle for the title of Champion in first Galactic Ice Hockey tournament held on Andoria.

Starfleet R&D begins work on Emergency Medical Hologram update – Stardate 239705.22
GALOR IV – Medical and scientific personnel at the Galor IV Annex of the Daystrom Institute announced today that they have begun development on the next major update for Starfleet’s Emergency Medical Holographic (EMH) Program.

Twelfth Annual Galactic Regatta Championship to be hosted on Bolarus IX – Stardate 239705.15
BOLARUS IX – For the third year in the event’s history, the Galactic Regatta’s championship leg will be held on Bolarus IX home of the defending cup holder. The event is being touted to run for four days to maximize both fan enjoyment and time for the unique events centred on the Bay of Bolse.

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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