TERRA NOVA — In an unsurprising announcement, Terra Novan councilman Kevin Steiner officially announced his candidacy for the Federation presidency.
TRINITY SECTOR — An ion storm has wreaked havoc with StarBase 118’s systems and sent a civilian freighter crashing into the starbase’s strategic ops tower.
Current crises got you down? Is Earth just full of boring people discussing the Transport Union, President Bacco and the Election? Tired of caring about what Maronida Shiir is wearing? Are you looking for just a little vacation, a little R&R? Well good news, you don’t have to look far. The Red Planet is waiting for you, and it’s just a short shuttle ride away.
MENTHAR CORRIDOR — One of the densest known clouds of protomatter has been discovered near Deep Space 10, and the USS Garuda has been dispatched to survey the finding.
ORNARA — Peace talks between the two civilizations of Ornara and Brekka came to a spectacular end today when an Ornaran ambassador threw a fist at a Brekkian delegate.
NIMBUS III — On the heels of Ambassador Lily Ventu’s presidential campaign announcement, Nimbus III Chief Administrator Narala joined the race for the presidency.
EARTH — Ambassador Lily Ventu formally announced her candidacy today for the Presidency of the United Federation of Planets, becoming the first official challenger to incumbent Nan Bacco.
ESPERANCE — Federation President Nan Bacco has assured colonists that relief aid will be provided as the Federation Transport Union strike entered its third week, but those in the outer colonies are doubtful of the president and the Federation’s convictions.
You know it’s all anyone’s been talking about these past few weeks. Transport Union this, Colonial Coalition that. Honestly it’s enough to make this hardened reporter consider cancelling her weekly dinner parties. But why should we be talking not only about those malcontents on the frontier, but giving these lazy Transport Union workers the attention they crave? Well the short answer is, we shouldn’t.