From:Michael
To:*Galactic-Enquirer and Michael
Stardate:20090826.0056
Subject:Tensions Rise On Hellesport Station

GNN -- HELLESPORT STATION. Amid rapidly rising tensions between the United Federation of Planets and the Klingon Empire over the destruction of a convoy carrying aid supplies to Cardassia Prime, the overall atmosphere at Hellesport Station has shifted radically. The station, which has long touted its reputation as a location free of any political affiliation seems to be charged with tension about the fact that both Starfleet and Hubbeq vessels are currently put in to dock.

"It's unnerving, y'know?" Said one station resident and boutique owner, who asked not to have his identity revealed. "To know that you've got these Klingons, and these Starfleeters floating around. Like you never know when something is going to escalate, and they start throwing punches or something. Bad for business, it is."

Hellesport Station has not made any comment on the current political situation, but does seem to be increasing the number of security patrols passing through public areas; a move which has not gone unnoticed by the station's denizens.

Rumor has also been circulating that arrangements are being made to transport any Federation citizens who would like safe passage from the station. GNN has been unable to substantiate these rumors, but a noticeable drop in the number of Federation citizens aboard the station has occurred in the last twenty-four hours.

More information about the evolving situation will be provided, as it becomes available.