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News Channel Feeds
« on: 12/23/12, 02:48:40 AM »
Across the galaxy there are many news networks. Here are a few:

RNN - Republic News Network - Galactic news broadcast within Republic space
IDI - Imperial Department of Information - Runs several news stations, including INN(Imperial News Network)
IFH - Imperial Free Holonet - Pirate radio from deep within Imperial space.
RNS - Royal News Service - Alderaan planetary news
NSNN - Nar Shaddaa Nightly News - All the latest gossip from the shining center of Hutt space
ORFH - Outer Rim Free Holonews - Broadcasts cobbled together by hobbiests in untamed space
GSPN - Galactic Sports Programming Network - All sports, all the time
HNC - Holonews Coruscant - Coruscant planetary news and Senate politics
CCFB - Coronet City Free Broadcasting - Pirate Radio operating out of the Corellian Sector
VUE - space!Discovery Channel - Edutainment network

ERN - Erinian Royal News - The official news outlet of the Erini System

And of course, feel free to make your own!

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Official Carrick Station announcement:

You may have heard that an alleged army of baby gizka have taken up residence on the station. Reports from across the station indicate that there are indeed gizka on board, and they do represent sizable numbers of a couple dozen. However, the rumor that there are over 60 gizka currently running rampant within the station's ventilation and maintenance ducts are absolutely false. Carrick Station security is currently dealing with the infestation. We assure you, this problem is contained and will be resolved swiftly and safely, and there is absolutely no danger of the gizka boarding anyone's ship. Thank you.
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Re: The Rumor Mill
« Reply #1 on: 01/13/13, 08:36:32 PM »
Official Report from House Thul:

Scouts report of increased Killik attacks against one of our enemies,House Teral. They seem to be moving and acting like well trained soldiers instead of sending wave after wave of soldiers. What is odd is that scouts report that a masked figure was leading the insects in their attacks against House Teral. We are adding it up to one of the bugsluts that the Killik's have forced to join up with them. If anyone has information on this masked bughugger, please send word to House Thul.

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Re: The Rumor Mill
« Reply #2 on: 01/25/13, 11:34:59 PM »
A banner comes across the section seventeen local holo channel. "S17 Smuggler's Moon News"

Tonight! On Sector seventeen news:

A young Zabrak and his human co-anchor put their data pads down as they look to the recorder.

"Well Kirol, you won't believe this. A Republic agent and two Jedi were attacked tonight on the promenade nearby the Dawnstar barge. Witnesses won't talk as usual, but Gratha, the hutt in governorship over our fine sector tells us it was an isolated incident, and they have it in hand.

The human nods at the Zabrak's intro.

That's right, Gratha tells us that the Republic is paying for damages to the property involved. What's interesting is that the Republic agents purportedly involved with this incident are those of that new "Enhancement Agency" Or whichever. You know, the ones that are causing all the taxes to rise here? Anyways, Gratha tells us that your average consumer shouldn't worry about this type of violence. Not when there's so much other violence to worry about anyway.

The Zabrak laughs at Kirol's joke of an "Enhancement Agency"

In another story, a Sector 17 family is baffled at a man sized dent in their personal vehicle.

A clip showing the damage to a personal speeder plays as the anchors go on.

People say that while they've heard of bodies occasionally falling on vehicles from the promenade, none have ever simply shook it off and continued moving onward without leaving anything behind! Walking corpses, I tell you Gary.


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« Reply #3 on: 01/28/13, 10:24:11 AM »
RNS - Royal News Service: Alderaan's premier news network! ~~House Teral overrun by Killiks!~~Rist heir kidnapped!~~Sith in the Juran Mountains?~~Hostilities worsening between House Thul and House Organa~~RNS - Royal News Service: Alderaan's premier news network!


"Amongst rumors of increased Killik activity in the Juran Mountains, House Organa is hosting a council to assess the Killik threat and determine what actions are needed to contain this menace. House Organa has invited House Alde, House Antillies, House Teral, and to everyone's surprise, House Rist. Rumors also abound that the lost heir of House Wymarc will be in attendance, though his motives are unclear at this time.

Does this meeting signify a lessening of conflict in the area, or the opening of a new battleground? Only time will tell."


RNS - Royal News Service: Alderaan's premier news network! ~~House Teral overrun by Killiks!~~Rist heir kidnapped!~~Sith in the Juran Mountains?~~Hostilities worsening between House Thul and House Organa~~RNS - Royal News Service: Alderaan's premier news network!
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Re: The Rumor Mill
« Reply #4 on: 01/31/13, 07:44:53 PM »
Republic Network News: Financial Update

Manaan: This morning, the Selkath announced an 11.5 percent price increase on Kolto extract. This hike is the latest of a series, and the largest since the Treaty of Coruscant.   Public records reveal that the Republic military spent over 43 billion credits on Kolto last year, up from 35 billion in the prior year of the war. Medics fear that continuing price increases will result in cost-cutting measures, robbing our troops of the vital fluid. Even far from the front lines, the squeeze is being felt.

A Republic lieutenant on Nar Shaddaa, speaking on condition of anonymity, gave us her thoughts on the matter: "We need kolto, no buts about it. Regs have always had each trooper carry an ampule of kolto in their kit. Last week, the orders came down that kolto would be restricted to medics. I don't know what plast-pusher came up with the idea, but they've clearly never served in combat." The lieutenant paused, clearly upset. "I was on Balmorra when then empire invaded, took shelter with my squad in an abandoned storefront. The imps found us, and I took a bolt to the knee." She rolls up her trousers, revealing an ugly scar from thigh to calf. "Without my kolto pack, and my buddy's too, I'd have bled out in that storefront. Our troops need that kolto."

Meanwhile, Imperial sources report that kolto distribution and purchasing proceeds as normal, but a source on Coruscant reports that numerous captured Imperial ground troops have been without their standard kolto packs as well. Is lack of kolto a deterrent to further war, or will it only mean more tragic losses on both sides?

RNN: We report. You decide.

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Re: The Rumor Mill
« Reply #5 on: 02/08/13, 02:48:32 PM »
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Come try a sip straight, if your liver can take it!

This 110 proof booze is not yet legal in the Republic or Imperial sectors,
mixes well with common juices,...
& slides down smooth as rocket fuel on the rocks if that's your flare!




First one fifth a shot is free to sample*, tonight only!
*One per customer.
« Last Edit: 02/08/13, 08:22:09 PM by Alumar »
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Re: The Rumor Mill
« Reply #6 on: 03/02/13, 07:59:55 AM »
Republic Network News: Hutt Space Update

Nar Shaddaa: Last night, an independent corvette operated by a little-known mandalorian clan was boarded two hours after leaving the moon of Nal Hutta. All aboard were killed. Sources on the moon report that the clan had been working as a security escort for a diplomatic and trade-relations meeting between imperial, hutt, and republic representatives.  Upon completion of the negotiations, they departed, only to be killed.

The derelict ship was discovered by a republic scout near the border with hutt space. Shockingly, military sources revealed this morning that both the bodies of the mandalorians and the interior of the ship bore burn marks consistent with the force lightning so often wielded by members of the violent sith order, along with blast points correlated with imperial trooper weaponry. The ship's nav computer had been physically removed, leaving no record of the clan's travels prior to Nar Shaddaa. The ship's hold had also been ransacked, but nothing of note was missing.

The controversial Republic Senator Tryll is quoted as saying, "the mandalorian clans ought to take this incident as a wake-up call: the sith make bad allies." Tryll then extended (for the fifth time) a mass invitation to the mandalorians to pursue republic membership. Mandalorian leadership has, as yet, made no comment.

Meanwhile, the empire has issued a statement denying involvement.

RNN: We report. You decide.
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Re: The Rumor Mill
« Reply #7 on: 03/03/13, 07:45:51 AM »
Republic News Network: Kwenn Division

Last night, a Mandalorian Teroch-class gunship was seen screaming overhead toward a point near the Clan Bes'uliik Enclave. Shortly after it arrived, a hail of small arms and blaster-cannon fire was heard, stopping only seconds later, at which time the gunship returned to orbit.

Investigators at the scene found a crater in the nearby cliff, containing the burnt-out wreck of an air-speeder. Nearby the wreck was a charred humanoid corpse, which was later confirmed to be Mirialan. Our sources inside the local coroner's office inform us that the person was injured prior to the crash, but nothing more has been determined as of yet.

When pressed for comment, local government officials were nonplussed. Likewise, the leader of clan Bes'uliik had no comment on either the firefight or the corpse.

RNN: We report. You decide.

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« Reply #8 on: 03/03/13, 08:39:03 PM »
*new ad posting on holonet*

||Seeking professional therapist with specialization in anger management. Must provide own heavy armor. Please send inquiries to DawnStar Shipping HR. Full time position + Hazard pay.||

((Contact Seiyd!))
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« Reply #9 on: 03/05/13, 03:07:33 PM »
The following is the Tuesday Morning 5am Report on Kwenn Local Holo-News Nine!

"This just in- It seems sometime overnight a delivery of golden proportions was made, dropped in front of the Busted Blaster! The following holofeed was taken from hover droids, the face you are witnessing is face up, roughly the size of a cargo bay panel, and blocking the pathway from the main walk to the cantina door.
////Door Image File: ((actual door has more set in jewels.)) >>>

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Our sources say this monumental door was dropped, flat, roughly around two am by an army of hoverdroid lifters. It's origin is as of yet unknown, however it was left with a single note attached that reads clearly: "To Darth Taelios. One door. As requested."
Witnesses are all refusing comment, and scavengers are refusing to touch the many deep set jewels for fear of reprisal from the door's clearly intended recipient. The owner of the Busted Blaster assures customers that the popular watering hole will remain open, and there is a path around the door to safely enter the long standing establishment."

"In other news, prices of ship parts continue to......"
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« Reply #10 on: 03/10/13, 03:48:26 AM »
RNS - Royal News Service: Alderaan's premier news network! ~~BREAKING NEWS!~~House Wymarc Restored?~~Erini Prince Confirmed Unwed~~Noble Merger On the Way?~~Anti-Killik Alliance Shattered?~~BREAKING NEWS!~~RNS - Royal News Service: Alderaan's premier news network!


"A major battle between House Rist, the killiks, and the remnants of House Wymarc occurred on the edge of the Juran Mountains today. Also involved were a number of House Beilen troops and off-world mercenaries. Casualty reports are still coming in, but early reports place numbers very high. The Royal News Service will bring more updates as available."


"The alliance against the killiks in the Juran Mountains seems to be dissolving, as it's members have begun actively fighting one another. In an unexpected move, the Erini expeditionary force sent to assist against the killiks has redeployed to support House Wymarc, a move House Organa and House Alde are condemning as "foreign interference in Alderaanian internal politics." We are attempting to reach Prince Cordae Keyis for comment."


RNS - Royal News Service: Alderaan's premier news network! ~~BREAKING NEWS!~~House Wymarc Restored?~~Erini Prince Confirmed Unwed~~Noble Merger On the Way?~~Anti-Killik Alliance Shattered?~~BREAKING NEWS!~~RNS - Royal News Service: Alderaan's premier news network!
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« Reply #11 on: 03/10/13, 04:19:13 AM »
PRESS RELEASE FROM HOUSE BEILEN- MORNING AFTER BATTLE AT HOUSE WYMARC

"According to our accompanying forces, House Rist's people were under attack by killiks in the region, and quickly failing. House Wymarc and allies, including what soldiers House Beilen could afford, quickly joined in to fight the killik threat. When the killiks were defeated, House Rist's claim to House Wymarc's lands by conquest was no longer valid, and so House Wymarc is now defending their rightful land against invasion."

"Our thoughts and condolences go out to those from all houses whom have suffered losses this day in the ongoing battle to stave the killik threat."
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« Reply #12 on: 03/14/13, 03:06:45 AM »
Advertisement flashing all over Nar Shaada's holonet:

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Thanks to a slight clerical error, The Dancers Retreat Barge finds itself the proud owners of an excess shipment of droid hydrolic fluid instead of Hydrolic Fizz(tm).
To remedy this problem, we will be hosting a special for ONE NIGHT ONLY!


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Bring your favorite astromech down the the barge for a tasty treat only a droid can love!

((Seems people are seeking out a little bit of the whimsical, SO- this Friday barge is NIGHT OF THE DROID!))
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« Reply #13 on: 03/26/13, 10:02:43 AM »
PRESS RELEASE

Dawn Star Freight Co. CEO Steps Down


KWENN CITY, Kwenn - Dawn Star Freight Co. (DSF) CEO Jace Colton announced early this morning that, effective immediately, he is stepping down from his position within the company that he founded and has named his longtime partner Seiyd Alumar to serve as CEO in his place. The reason given for the sudden change in ownership is related to a near-fatal accident he suffered late last year.

"It's somethin' I was strugglin' against," said Dawn Star Freight Co. founder Jace Colton, "but it was kinda inevitable. Managin' a company like this is stressful, and it's not doin' my health any favors. I'll still give input now and then, but it's Seiyd's baby now. I got faith she'll do the company proud from here on out."

Dawn Star Freight Co. will be celebrating its anniversary in only a couple short months.

Read the full press release
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« Reply #14 on: 04/01/13, 06:44:09 PM »
A generic taciturn news theme plays across the comm channel, indicating the return to a popular spacer radio news and debate show from a commercial break. As the theme fades a chipper female anchor's voice comes into focus.

"And we're back. For those of you just joining un, I'm Chase Morgan here on Republic Spacer Radio and this is 'Comm-Linked'. Today we're sitting with the infamous masked mercenary known as 'Fenrir'." The woman pauses for just a moment. "Before the break, you were telling us about your rather violent resignation from the shadow organization 'the Silence Keepers'. What sparked such a sudden and explosive separation?"

The gravely voice of the mercenary comes across quietly at first, and then adjusts to be more even with Chase's. "Heh, explosive... You ever look up the definition of the term 'mercenary' on the Holo-net, Chase? If not, go ahead, I'll wait."

There are a few beeps and a pause. Chase speaks up a moment later. "To quote, 'working or acting merely for money or other reward. Any hireling.' Do you find issue with this definition? Everyone works for money."

Fenrir chuckles. "Ain't the money I got a problem with. Like that more than enough. It's the 'merely'. Them Keepers asked fer somethin' I weren't willin' in a rude way. Figured it was time folks started payin' attention to 'em. So I showed off their pretty little station. It's why I'm sellin' their little 'Archetect's identity. They gotta learn."

"And now you are with the Imperial Moirae?"

"Was, briefly. Been with a few outfits. Tretarkii Syndicate, Dawn Star Freight, The Reclamation, The R.E.A., list goes on. Partnership with the Moirae woulda been somethin' special... But there were bigger fish."

"Who is a 'bigger fish' than the Empire? Were you seeking contract with the Repbulic?"

Fenrir chuckles again. "Hell no - was speakin' of the Hutt Cartel, of course. They're into somethin' big an' I wanted a piece."

"So your talk of a mercenary being about more than money...?"

"Meant every word! See, there are some players out there who question what I can do. Aren't sure of what I'm capable of. S'why I took the Hutt contract, an' why I came on yer show. Wanna make a point!"

"Then is it true that you were a part of the Alderaanian rebellion, those who supported a Republic Alderaan? How do you choose what jobs to take on?"

"It's true. Kinda funny, really, we all thought we were gonna die bein' a part o' that. But, keepin' Alderaan a part of the Republic was a thing - so we fought for it. Surprise fer me when that audiolog started circlin' about the 'net a bit back." The mercenary pauses, and there's a slight creak as he readjusts his seat. "As fer contracts... Take on what I feel like, mostly. Do got myself a master plan o' sorts, but that ain't somethin' I'mma gonna spill here. It's all big-picture-like. Stuff fer the cause. Kinda like yer stuff."

"Like me?" The woman forces a bit of mirth into a chuckle. "How is that?"

"Well, ye did those segments not too far back about the well-bein' of the slaves an' folks on Hutt worlds, effects Hutts got on galactic economy, how the Republic can help them out an' what not. Standin' up fer the little guy. Totally cool. All anti-Hutt."

Chase scoffs. "This is a Republic station, Mr. Dire Wolf. We are proud to show how the Republic can aid those on worlds we've yet to bring a better life to. I stand behind everything that was said in those segments."

"And you should! T'was quality work."

"Thank you." The woman adjusts her own seat. "Does your 'cause' aim to help the Republic in a similar fashion?"

"What, 'cause'? Oh, that, no - I just wanted to get onto the topic of your Hutt pieces. See, my new employers really liked those segments ye did. Only problem was their whole 'Oppose the Cartel' message. So I got paid to come on here and ask ye a question, send a message for the Cartel, and in the process I get to make that point I was talkin' 'bout."

"Oh? What question?"

"Can you oppose the Hutt Cartel... On fire?"

"I don't see the rele-OH MY GOWAAAHH!!"

There is a slight hissing noise and then a full 'fwoosh!' as the anchorwoman shrill scream drowns out the rest of the program. In the background Fenrir can be heard laughing before shouts from Republic security enter in alongside the unmistakable signs of a brawl.

"Hey Bolas, hit the recordin' - time fer the getaway!"

A high pitched 'UTINNI!' and a 'clang' are the last things the show broadcast.

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Later, a news bulletin makes its way across the holo-net:
A team of mercenaries led by the Dire Wolf attacked the Republic Spacer Radio Network station headquarters during the show 'Comm-Linked'. 37 station employees, including the beloved host Chase Morgan, and a number of Republic security forces were killed in the attack. The Hutt Cartel has since taken responsibility for the assault with threats that violence will only escalate if interference in their affairs continue.
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