heartland honor flight http://kbia.org en Shutdown impacts veterans' trip to DC http://kbia.org/post/shutdown-impacts-veterans-trip-dc <p>As the federal government shutdown enters its second day, it continues to cause headaches for many, including for a group of Missouri and Kansas veterans flying to Washington, D.C.</p><p>KSHB reports that the nonprofit Heartland Honor Flight organized the trip. Its first stop today was the closed National World War II Memorial. The group was hopeful it would get inside after a Mississippi veterans group did on Tuesday.</p><p>Several federally run Missouri attractions also are closed, including Mark Twain National Forest.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 20:55:57 +0000 Associated Press 41473 at http://kbia.org Shutdown impacts veterans' trip to DC