Gov. Rick Snyder is urging the Republican-led state House to pass economic development incentives when it meets in July, saying there's still time to lure Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn to Michigan.
A live Asian carp has been discovered in a Chicago waterway about nine miles from Lake Michigan. Federal and state officials tell The Associated Press a commercial fisherman netted the silver carp below the T.J. O'Brien Lock and Dam.
China's foreign minister is calling for a political solution to end Syria's six-year crisis saying that once the country's security conditions begin to improve refugees will start returning to their country.
A new report by the Army Corps of Engineers states the cost of alleviating the Alaska city of Kenai's erosion along a nearly 1-mile (1.6-kilometer) bluff would exceed its economic benefit, but can still be done.
The Matthews Sportsplex's second phase of construction was unveiled this past Saturday with a Charlotte Independence game. The additional construction added more fields, a championship field with 2,500 spectator seats, walking and cross country trails, a playground and restrooms. With the expansion, the site can also host a variety of high level events.