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Authorities say one person has been injured in a plane crash in western Michigan.

The Allegan County Sheriff's Department says the plane crashed on a runway at Plainwell Municipal Airport about 1 p.m. Friday.

It said the extent of the injury was not immediately known and it had no additional information.

A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said the agency had no immediate information on the crash.

Telephone calls to the airport went unanswered Friday afternoon.

The airport is located next to U.S. 131 about 35 miles south of Grand Rapids.

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A Michigan developer who plans to create a private marina and nearly 40 home sites near the Saugatuck Dunes State Park is facing pushback from conservation groups.
 
     The property spanning more than 300 acres once belonged to oil tycoon Aubrey McClendon, who proposed large-scale development that didn't materialize before his death last year.
 
     David Swan is president of the Saugatuck Dunes Coastal Alliance. He says the development proposed by the land's new owner, Jeff Padnos, and development company Cottage Home is "McClendon 2.0."
 

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Gov. Rick Snyder has authorized the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to issue a standing order pre-authorizing pharmacists to distribute the overdose reversal drug naloxone to eligible individuals.
 
     Snyder's office said Thursday that pharmacies that obtain the standing order will be able to dispense naloxone to those at risk of an opioid-related overdose and to family members, friends, or others who might be able to help such individuals. Naloxone currently is only available to be administered by law enforcement and other first responders.
 

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The Michigan Senate has held its annual Memorial Day ceremony honoring fallen troops.
 
     The chamber was filled Thursday with veterans of all military conflicts from World War II to the Iraq War, along with their families and friends.
 
     Maj. Gen. Gregory Vadnais, who heads the state's Department of Military & Veterans Affairs, said in a keynote speech that the holiday remembers the courage of those who come from all walks of life.
 

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The Michigan Senate has approved significant changes in how the state buys and improves land for public recreation.
 
     Legislation passed 24-14 Wednesday by the Republican-controlled chamber would empower the Legislature to have more say in decisions that largely are made by the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund board. Another bill would spend nearly $8 million more on projects this year than recommended.
 

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Legislative economists estimate that it would cost $410 million in the first year to close Michigan's pension system to newly hired teachers and instead provide them a 401(k) only.
 
     The nonpartisan House Fiscal Agency released its analysis Wednesday, a day after Republican-sponsored legislation was introduced.
 
     The bill would affect new school employees hired after Sept. 30. The analysis estimates transition costs would total $2.3 billion in the first full five years, or about $465 million annually.
 

Certain employees retired from government work would get a tax break under legislation up for likely approval in the Michigan Senate. The bill scheduled for a vote Wednesday would aid retirees born after 1945 who receive retirement or pension benefits from employment with a government agency that was not covered by Social Security. The sponsor, Republican Sen. Ken Horn of Frankenmuth, says his measure would help police officers. 

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About 20 students and staff members at a western Michigan school have been treated for breathing problems caused by an unknown irritant.
 
     The Muskegon Chronicle and WOOD-TV report hazardous materials teams were inside Muskegon Catholic Central on Tuesday trying to determine the cause of the irritant. Classes have been cancelled for the day.
 
     Authorities say there is no evidence of foul play, and those treated at and released from hospitals weren't considered to be critical. Reported symptoms included shortness of breath, coughing and chest tightness.

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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says the state will receive nearly $400,000 from an $18.5 million settlement with Target Corp. to resolve a multi-state probe into the discounter's pre-Christmas data breach in 2013.
 
     Target's breach affected more than 41 million customer payment card accounts and exposed contact information for more than 60 million customers. The breach forced Target to overhaul its security system. The company offered free credit reports for potentially affected shoppers.
 

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Authorities say a shooting following an apparent road rage situation left one person dead and another seriously injured in western Michigan.

The shooting took place around 3:30 a.m. Monday in the parking lot near an automotive dealership Kent County's Sparta Township.

The sheriff's department says the occupants of two vehicles involved in the road rage situation pulled into the lot, where a fight took place.

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