Sasha Aslanian Feature Archive

The bike-sharing program Nice Ride Minnesota kicked off its new season Tuesday and announced plans to open 30 new stations this spring. (04/03/2012)
On Monday morning, members of the public will have access to information that could help them piece together their family's history. At 8 a.m., the federal government will unseal individual records from the 1940 U.S. Census -- 72 years after they were made. (04/02/2012)
While some inmates lose touch with their children on the outside, Leon Perry has long tried hard to be a parent -- no easy task for a man who can only talk to his children on the phone, or during an occasional visit. (03/27/2012)
Hundreds of Minnesotans with severe illnesses are wondering if they'll continue to receive outpatient medical treatment and prescriptions. (03/09/2012)
State lawmakers heard an assessment Thursday of how well Minnesota is responding to natural disasters. (03/08/2012)
Mohamed Alsadig, a 38-year-old Muslim man who hosts a popular soul radio show in Mankato, has an unusual following: inmates at the Federal Correctional Facility in Waseca, Minn. (03/07/2012)
Advocates for women rallied at the state capital to call on legislators to support policies that reduce domestic violence in Minnesota communities. (03/06/2012)
Some international travelers at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport have a new option for faster clearance through customs. (03/05/2012)
Low-cost Spirit Airlines announce Wednesday that it will start non-stop service from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to Chicago's O'Hare airport and Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport. (02/29/2012)
A lawsuit brought by three same-sex couples seeking marriage licenses in Hennepin County may be headed to the Minnesota Supreme Court on a technical matter. (02/23/2012)
The watchdog group Common Cause filed two complaints with the Minnesota Campaign Finance Board Wednesday against groups lobbying on behalf of the same-sex marriage ban amendment. (02/22/2012)
The Legislative Auditor says there are gaps in Minnesota's child protection system -- variations in how counties and some Indian tribes first respond to cases of alleged mistreatment of children. (02/22/2012)
A 7-year-old child in Montrose, Minn. was killed by an out-of-control motorist while waiting on the sidewalk for his school bus shortly after 8:00 a.m. Friday. (02/10/2012)
Federal statistics report that one in every three adolescent girls in the United States is a victim of physical, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner. (02/09/2012)
Political enthusiasm this year got voters down in the trenches in the suburban swing district of Eagan. (02/08/2012)