Columbia Vet Center en Government shutdown affects some in mid-Mo. <p>The government shutdown has affected some, but not all, federally-funded organizations in the area.</p><p><strong>Medical Buildings</strong></p><p>The Columbia Vet Center is operating regularly Tuesday despite the shutdown. The Center&rsquo;s funds are appropriated ahead of time, meaning they did not lose any funding to the shutdown.</p><p>&ldquo;Our funds are appropriated a year ahead of time so our 2014 fiscal year funds, which start today, were appropriated last year,&rdquo; Acting Team Leader&nbsp; Shawn Martin said.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 22:25:02 +0000 Mihir Bhagat & Gregory Dailey & Beth Anne Carroll 41424 at Government shutdown affects some in mid-Mo.