Federal government shutdown felt in Battle Creek

9:04 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Federal government shutdown felt in Battle Creek

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Veteran Affairs Medical Center and Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta among federal agencies continuing operations
The federal government shutdown that kicked in Tuesday has already hit families in Michigan. Captain Craig Warn confirmed 55 percent of the full-time staff at the 110th airlift wing was furloughed. "We have no idea how long it is going to be," he said. "It's directly impacting our new mission."